Record Details

NHER Number:15761
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds


Prehistoric flint flakes, a Roman shale spindle whorl and fragments of Late Saxon and medieval pottery found in trenches dug for electricity ducts.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9323 2956
Map Sheet:TF92NW

Full description

January 1980. Found excavating electricity duct trenches. Fakenham Heath alongside Victoria Lane.
Grimston Ware handle.
Four medieval sherds, one medieval rim (like those from Trowse barrow).
One Thetford type ware rim of jar.
Three flint flakes, one with laterally retouched notch.
Roman shale spindle whorl (found slightly to east at TF 9321 2955).
A. Lawson (NAU), 11 February 1980.

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)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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