Record Details

NHER Number:8684
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric, medieval and post-medieval to modern finds

Summary

Fieldwalking in advance of the construction of a new road recovered prehistoric flint flakes; medieval, post-medieval and post-medieval/modern pottery sherds; post-medieval or later ceramic building material fragments and a fragment of post-medieval or later vessel glass.
The cropmarks of a drive and linear features previously recorded under this number are now recorded as NHER 27574, 27512 and 12996.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 502 129
Map Sheet:TG51SW
Parish:WEST CAISTER, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

Cropmarks now recorded separately, see below.

Pre 1974. Cropmarks on St. Joseph aerial photograph's.
Old drive to farm, ring ditch and linear feature (Copy NCM map sheet).
See photos in file.

1979. NAU aeial photograph.
Old drive seen but not other features.
D. A. Edwards (NAU) 15 February 1981.

1980. NAU aerial photograph.
Old drive seen, also a large ring with smaller ring inside to northwest (not a conventional ring ditch), and linear features.
E. Rose (NAU) 20 August 1982.

December 1995. Systematic Fieldwalking Survey.
Fieldwalking along proposed route of bypass, across centre of site (Context 2 onwards).
Finds recovered included:
4 prehistoric flint flakes.
1 medieval pottery sherd.
13 post-medieval pottery sherds, 7 clay tobacco pipe fragments.
59 post-medieval of later roof tile fragments, 6 pantiles, 24 brick fragments and 31 undiagnostic brick/tile fragments and 1 glass vessel fragment.
Information from published report (S1). Location plan in file.
The archive associated with this work has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2017.10).
E. Rose (NLA) 7 December 1995. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 25 January 2017 and 1 July 2021.

August 2005. Norfolk NMP.
The cropmarks of the drive and linear features previously recorded under this NHER number are now recorded as NHER 27574, 27512 and 12996. The ring ditch referred to above is not an archaeological feature, although other ring ditches are present in this area (NHER 27572, 27573).
J. Albone (NMP), 25 August 2005.

The mapped extent of this record has been corrected [1].
P. Watkins (HES), 1 July 2021.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1540 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BRICK (Post Medieval to Late 20th Century - 1540 AD to 2000 AD)
  • BUILDING MATERIAL (Post Medieval to Late 20th Century - 1540 AD to 2000 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PANTILE (Post Medieval to Late 20th Century - 1540 AD to 2000 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval to Late 20th Century - 1540 AD to 2000 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Post Medieval to Late 20th Century - 1540 AD to 2000 AD)
  • VESSEL (Post Medieval to Late 20th Century - 1540 AD to 2000 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG5013G, J.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 51 SW 14b.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Caister, West.
<S1>Monograph: Wallis, H. and Anderson, S. 2009. A Medieval Cemetery at Mill Lane, Ormesby St Margaret, Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 130. Appendix.

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