Record Details

NHER Number:17613
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Iron Age settlement and multi-period finds


This is the site of an Iron Age settlement, and Iron Age pottery has been found by fieldwalking. Prehistoric flint flakes, and pottery dating from the Iron Age to the post medieval period has also been found by fieldwalking.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7342 0424
Map Sheet:TF70SW

Full description

Pre 1974.
Context 1.
Glazed 16th century pottery waster.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU) 2 October 1981.

17 February 1983. Fieldwalking in poor to medium conditions.
BB 49. In south-east corner of field, as Context 1 above.
Concentration of medieval pottery.
2 flint flakes.
Medieval unglazed and glazed Grimston.
A little post medieval including rim of jar?
Vitrified presumed waster at 7360 0421 (and presumed post medieval).
Context 2.
Rest of field centred TF 7350 0425. BB 48.
Thin scatter, thickest to south and east of medieval unglazed, glazed Grimston and post medieval.
Identified A. Rogerson (NAU) February 1983.

3 March 1988. Further Barton Bendish survey fieldwork of Context 2 again.
Now called BB 1063 and Context 3 (BB 1062).
Finds of Iron Age, Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post medieval sherds.

Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1062. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 1063. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 48. BB.
---*Fieldwork: Barton Bendish Survey. 49. BB.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: King's Lynn Museum. KLM 6 inch Record Map.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2023 Norfolk Historic Environment Service