Record Details

NHER Number:7030
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric pot boiler concentration, Bronze Age, Roman, medieval and post medieval objects

Summary

Fieldwalking in the 1960s and 1970s recovered a small number of medieval and post medieval pottery sherds, prehistoric flint flakes and scrapers, as well as eight Late Bronze Age pottery sherds, one Roman pottery sherd and a penny minted under William III. A concentration of prehistoric pot boilers was also recorded. Metal detecting in 2002 recovered a small number of medieval and post medieval metal objects.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 32 31
Map Sheet:TG33SW
Parish:WITTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1960s to 1970s. Fieldwalking at [1].
Context 1: Small number of medieval and post medieval pottery sherds. Prehistoric flint flakes and scrapers. Eight Late Bronze Age pottery sherds, one Roman pottery sherd, two fragments of slag. William III penny.
Context 2: Three scrapers and one slag fragment.
Context 3: Area of prehistoric pot boilers.
See list in file and (S1).
Ruth Fillery-Travis (NLA), 10 September 2007.

January 2002. Metal detecting. [1].
Medieval and post medieval metal finds.
See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 23 February 2002.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Undated)
  • BLADE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (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 (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BOOK FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • LEASH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BELL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 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.
---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 - 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 7029.
<S1>Article in Serial: Lawson, A. J. 1983. The Archaeology of Witton, near North Walsham. East Anglian Archaeology. No 18.

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