Record Details

NHER Number:6977
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Fieldwalking in the 1960s recovered a number of prehistoric, Saxon, medieval and post-medieval pottery sherds from this area as well as a Neolithic flint scraper and a fragment of medieval quern stone. Metal-detecting between 2009 and 2014 recovered a medieval coins and jetton, plus post-medieval lead weights.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 33 31
Map Sheet:TG33SW
Parish:WITTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

OS 100.

1960s. Fieldwalking. [1].
Late Saxon Thetford ware bodysherd, Early Saxon bodysherd, medieval sherds, Roman rim, lava fragment. Flint scraper on surface.
Information from NCM card (S1).

A. J. Lawson lists as; four prehistoric sherds, one flint scraper, one ?Early Saxon sherd, two Middle Saxon Ipswich ware, six Saxo-Norman, fifteen medieval, two post medieval.
The Roman rim has been mixed up with finds from NHER 6975 by finder.
E. Rose (NAU).

October-November 2009. Metal-detecting. Site extended.
2 medieval coins and a medieval jetton.
See list in file.
A. Marsden (NLA), 17 December 2009.

September-October 2010. Metal-detecting.
4 medieval coins.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 29 October 2011.

September-October 2014. Metal-detecting. [2].
4 medieval coins.
Post-medieval lead weight.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 3 November 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 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

  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • QUERN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (12th Century - 1185 AD to 1189 AD)
  • COIN (12th Century to 13th Century - 1190 AD to 1204 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1213 AD to 1216 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1248 AD to 1250 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1280 AD to 1281 AD)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1282 AD to 1289 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1310 AD to 1314 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1344 AD to 1377 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WEIGHT (17th Century - 1649 AD to 1660 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Witton.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Early Saxon. Witton.
---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.
<S1>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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