Record Details

NHER Number:14274
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds


Fieldwalking and metal detecting on the line of Norwich Southern Bypass recovered prehistoric worked flints, Roman coins, an Early Saxon brooch, a Late Saxon paffrath (ladle) handle, a medieval seal and medieval coins. Medieval and post medieval fragments of pottery were also found.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 19 04
Map Sheet:TG10SE

Full description

31 March 1976. Fieldwalking on bypass route.
Stony loam barley field.
Paffrath (Late Saxon ladle) handle, post medieval sherds and two flints (Context 1). Three medieval sherds, eleven post medieval and four flints (Context 2) and single flint tool (Context 3).
Context 1 is at north centre of field, Context 2 in centre east of wood and Context 3 at northeast corner.
See (S1).
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).

Context 4 at 1957 0455 .
Two flakes, one end scraper, one side scraper found.
Identified by F. Healy (NAU) 1980.
From old notes found by J. Wymer (NAU) in 1988.

1989. Fieldwalking.
Medieval sherds, late medieval/transitional, post medieval sherds, lead glazed earthenware, stoneware.
W. Milligan (NCM), 11 August 1989.

1980s. Metal detecting in advance of Norwich Southern Bypass. Field 44.
Roman and medieval coins, Early Saxon brooch.
For full details of finds, including modern material not included in record, weather conditions etc, see (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 30 July 1990.

1991 to 1992. Watching brief on line of Norwich Southern Bypass.
Found with metal detecting. Site 49A.
Medieval seal.
See full details and maps in files under NHER 29040.
E. Rose (NLA), July 1992.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEAL (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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: NARG/NAHRG Fieldwalking Report.
<S2>Archive: NAU. 1985 to 1989. Norwich Southern Bypass Fieldwork Folder..

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