Record Details

NHER Number:13992
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds


A Palaeolithic flint handaxe and a Neolithic flint blade were found here during fieldwalking in 1978. Later metal detecting recovered a Roman 1st century AD dolphin type brooch and eight Roman coins.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 21 04
Map Sheet:TG20SW

Full description

1978. Fieldwalking.
Found on ploughed surface by [1]:
1 undatable prehistoric flint blade.
1 Palaeolithic small ovate flint handaxe.
These finds were donated to the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1978.463).
Information from (S1). The handaxe is also noted on (S2) and in (S3), (S4) and (S5), although no additional information is given.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 25 March 2014.

May 1992. Found with metal detector.
Roman dolphin type brooch. 1st century AD. See (S6).
J.A. Davies (NCM) 1 July 1992.

September 1996. Metal detecting rally.
Eight Roman coins.
See form and list in file.
D. Gurney (NLA) 13 September 1996.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 1000000 BC to 40001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HANDAXE (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)
  • BLADE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S2>Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. Keswick.
<S3>Publication: Wymer, J. J. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. p 62.
<S4>Unpublished Contractor Report: 1997. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Regions 8 (East Anglian Rivers) and 11 (Trent Drainage). Wessex Archaeology. W&Y-4, No.12.
<S5>Website: TERPS online database. Site 22632.
<S6>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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