Record Details

NHER Number:6943
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flint, Iron Age to post medieval pottery sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking in the 1960s and 1970s recovered a number of pottery sherds from the Iron Age, Roman, Early and Late Saxon periods, as well as sherds from the medieval and post medieval periods. A small number of prehistoric flint flakes and scrapers were also recovered. Cropmarks suggested for this site were not visible when aerial photographs were analysed by the NMP.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3294 3239
Map Sheet:TG33SW
Parish:WITTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

OS field 4.
1960s - 1970s. Surface collection of pottery sherds.
Prehistoric sherds, as well as Roman, Early and Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery sherds. In addition a small number of prehistoric flint flakes and scrapers were also recovered, as well as undated metal working debris and a mortarium fragment.
Ruth Fillery-Travis (NLA), 10 September 2007.

March 1972. Excavation of cropmark?
Six sherds of possible Iron Age pottery sherd and one Roman sherd. From the surface one fragment of metal working slag and a small number of medieval pottery sherds.
See list in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 2 April 1982.

March 2005. Norfolk NMP.
Cropmarks previously recorded in this field (NHER 6943 context 5) were not observed during the NMP mapping.
J. Albone (NMP), 10 March 2005

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • WHETSTONE (Undated)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---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 - Bronze Age. Witton.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Witton [2].
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Late Saxon. Witton.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Witton.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Witton.

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39214Related to: Cropmarks of undated but possibly Early Saxon ditches or enclosure boundaries (Monument)

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