Record Details

NHER Number:6993
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric pot boiler concentration, flints and Middle Saxon to post medieval pottery sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking in the 1960s and 1970s recovered a small number of prehistoric flakes, retouched flakes and scrapers from this area, along with at least one concentration of pot boilers. Pottery sherds from the Middle and Late Saxon period, as well as the medieval and post medieval period have also been found. Fragments of vitrified brick and a medieval copper alloy wedge or chisel have also been found.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 332 320
Map Sheet:TG33SW
Parish:WITTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

OS field 71.

1960s-1970s. Fieldwalking finds.
Fieldwalking in the 1960s and 1970s recovered a small number of prehistoric flakes, retouched flakes and scrapers from this area, along with at least one concentration of pot boilers. Pottery sherds from the Middle and Late Saxon period, as well as the medieval and post medieval period have also been found. Fragments of vitrified brick and a medieval copper alloy wedge or chisel have also been found.
Full list in file.
Ruth Fillery-Travis (NLA), 10 September.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRICK (Undated)
  • POT (Undated)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LOOMWEIGHT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • RETOUCHED 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 (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • CHISEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---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 - Medieval. Witton.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---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 - NHER 7062.

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