Record Details

NHER Number:14275
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds


Fieldwalking and metal detecting on the line of the Norwich Southern Bypass recovered prehistoric worked flints, two 14th century strap ends and a post medieval pipe clay figurine of an infant in a shell surround. Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery fragments were also recorded. Metal-detecting in 2012 recovered Roman coins and a post-medieval token, a Roman steelyard weight and a post-medieval lead cloth seal.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 19 04
Map Sheet:TG10SE

Full description

30 March 1976. Field walking on bypass route by [1] and [2].
Loam field with crop.
'Large amounts of pottery' reported to come up in ploughing.
Context 1.
Medieval cooking pot sherd; oxidised strap handle; basalt ware teapot lid.

Context 2.
Flint tool and stoneware sherd.

Context 3.
Nineteen glazed and unglazed sherds 13th to 15th/16th centuries including only one normal lead glazed Grimston ware.

Context 4.
13th/14th century cooking pot rim, one medieval grey sherd, one medieval oxidised sherd.
All these are at southeast end of area marked.

At northwest end.
Context 5.
Five crude flint tools and a possible Thetford-type ware sherd, plus brown glazed post medieval sherd and grey roof

Context 6 is [2]'s finds, over all of southeast area.
Ten medieval coarseware sherds, six medieval glazed, six late medieval/post medieval glazed, four stoneware, four 18th to 19th century slipware, pipe clay figurine of infant in shell surround, bronze button, strip and cap-like perforated
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).
See (S1).

September 1989. Fieldwalking and metal detecting.
Late Saxon type ware sherds (rims); medieval sherds. Stoneware base sherd. Two 14th century bronze strap ends and medieval bronze attachment stud with loop, from belt fitting.
See (S2).

1991 to 1992. Watching brief on line of Norwich Southern Bypass. Site 50.
Flint scraper.
See full details and maps in files for NHER 29040.
E. Rose (NLA), July 1992.

Before 26 April 2012. Metal-detecting.
Two Roman coins, probably Roman steelyard weight, post-medieval token and cloth seal.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 16 May 2012.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 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

  • WHETSTONE (Undated)
  • 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)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 54 AD to 79 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 271 AD to 274 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FIGURINE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1669 AD to 1669 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>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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