Record Details

NHER Number:7017
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric pot boiler concentrations, Middle Saxon, medieval and post medieval sherds

Summary

Fieldwalking in the 1960s and 1970s recovered a number of prehistoric flakes, blades and scrapers from this field. Pottery sherds from the Middle Saxon to post medieval periods were also discovered, along with at least two concentrations of Neolithic flints and at least two concentrations of pot boilers.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 323 312
Map Sheet:TG33SW
Parish:WITTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

OS field 173.

1960s - 1970s. Fieldwalking.
Fieldwalking in the 1960s and 1970s recovered a number of prehistoric flakes, blades and scrapers from this field. Pottery sherds from the Middle Saxon to post medieval periods were also discovered, along with at least two concentrations of Neolithic flints and at least two concentrations of pot boilers.
See list in file and (S1).
Ruth Fillery-Travis (NLA), 10 September 2007.

December 2004. Norfolk NMP.
The enclosure cropmarks (7017 context 7) have been moved back to their original NHER number (NHER 7014).
J. Albone (NMP), 3 December 2004

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • BLADE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FABRICATOR (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)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG3231A-K.
---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 - Miscellaneous Prehistoric. Witton.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Witton [2].
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Witton.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Middle Saxon. Witton.
---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 7015; Witton - NHER 7016.
<S1>Article in Serial: Lawson, A. J. 1983. The Archaeology of Witton, near North Walsham. East Anglian Archaeology. No 18.

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