Record Details

NHER Number:6951
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flints, Middle Bronze Age palstave fragment, Roman, medieval and post medieval sherds

Summary

It is recorded that a small number of Neolithic flint tools, Roman, medieval and post medieval pottery sherds were recovered from this field before 1982. Metal detecting in 2002 recovered a Middle Bronze Age palstave fragment, medieval pottery sherds and a small number of medieval to post medieval metal objects.

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Location

Parish:WITTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

From [1].
One Samian rim, one Roman greyware rim.
Information from NCM map.
A. J. Lawson (NAU) lists as: five Roman bodysherds; nine medieval body, two medieval body, two medieval bases, three medieval rims, one handle; seven post medieval sherds including one Westerwald and one Langerwehe; five brick fragments; one slag.
Flint: four scrapers, two blades, three flakes, two retouched flakes.
E. Rose (NAU), 6 April 1982.

January 2002. Metal detecting.
Middle Bronze Age palstave fragment (S1).
Medieval sherds.
Medieval bell fragment, medieval or early post medieval cast vessel fragment, post medieval clapper bell fragments.
See list and drawing in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 23 February 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRICK (Undated)
  • BLADE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • PALSTAVE (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Finds Illustrations.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Correspondence: Robins, P.. 1989. J.E Owles flint collection brought in to Castle Museum for identification.. 5 April.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Witton.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Ashley, S.. 2002. Drawing of a Middle Bronze Age palstave fragment. Film. 1:1.

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