Record Details

NHER Number:5891
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flint and medieval objects, Norwich Road


These included a 15th century sheep bell, 12th century lead seal and a prehistoric oblique arrowhead.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 877 838
Map Sheet:TL88SE

Full description

1949. Context one at location [1].
12th century lead seal.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

This scatter was noted in 1949 by R. R. Clarke (NCM).
E. Rose (NAU).

1960. Stray Find.
Found 40 years ago on Norwich Road site:
1 Neolithic oblique flint arrowhead. See drawing (S1).
Identified by P. Robins (NCM), see description in file.
K. Hinds (NLA), 3 March 2000. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 15 February 2019.

Surface scatter of medieval pottery.
15th century sheep bell from here in Bury St Edmunds Museum.
T. Clough (NAU).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • TRANSVERSE ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 88 SE 14 [2].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Thetford.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Robins, P. 2000. Drawing of a Neolithic oblique flint arrowhead. Paper. 1:1.

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