Record Details

NHER Number:33963
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flints and pot boilers, medieval pottery sherd, post medieval token, Bacton to Great Yarmouth pipeline project

Summary

In 1997 prehistoric flint flakes and pot boilers, medieval pottery, post medieval tile and a post medieval token were found during fieldwalking and metal detecting along the line of the Bacton to Great Yarmouth pipeline.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 3551 3114
Map Sheet:TG33SE
Parish:WALCOTT, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
WITTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
xHAPPISBURGH, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

January-April 1997. Systematic Fieldwalking and Metal-detecting Survey.
Field survey on proposed route of Bacton to Great Yarmouth pipeline (Field/Location RDX 8.2).
Two pot boilers, three retouched flakes, a medieval pottery sherd, post medieval tile, and a 17th century trade token were recovered. Metal detecting also yielded three undated items.
See report (S1) for further details.
The archive associated with this work has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2011.55 and NWHCM : 2017.395).
E. Rose (NLA) November 1998. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 12 May 2019.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Crowson, A. 1997. Bacton to Great Yarmouth Power Station Pipeline Archaeological Fieldwalking Survey. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 262. RDX 8.2.

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