Record Details

NHER Number:5721
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic macehead and Roman pottery sherds, Little Ouse


In 1960 a Neolithic macehead and sherds of Roman pottery, along with animal bones, were dredged from the Little Ouse.

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Grid Reference:TL 852 864
Map Sheet:TL88NE

Full description

Part of Neolithic perforated stone macehead (same site as Roman pot sherds etc).
N.112 examined Dr F.S. Wallis. Identified as Group XVIII, see (S1).
Find held by NCM ().
R.R. Clarke (NCM) and T. Clough (NAU).

1960. Dredged from Little Ouse south of Two Mile Bottom Manure Works.
Roman potsherds, animal bones.
Finds held by NCM.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • MACE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 88 NE 11.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Serial: 1960. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1960. No 7. p 5.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Thetford.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Thetford.
---Article in Serial: Williams-Thorpe, O., Webb, P. C. and Jones, M. C. 2003. Non-destructive geochemical and magnetic characterisation of Group XVIII dolerite stone axes and shaft-hole implements from England. Journal of Archaeological Science. Vol 30 pp 1237-1267.
<S1>Article in Serial: Clough, T. H. Mck. and Green, B. 1972. The petrological identification of stone implements from East Anglia. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol 38 pp 108-155.

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