|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Multi-period finds from garden of Post Office House|
Prehistoric worked flints and fragments of medieval and post-medieval pottery, found in the garden of Post Office House from 1978 onwards. In 2005 a Late Upper Palaeolithic double-ended scraper was found.
|Grid Reference:||TF 89 13|
|Parish:||FRANSHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
1978 onwards. Field walking.
Ordnance Survey plot Great Fransham 117 (Post Office House and garden owner , and garden to west ). Finds in gardening.
Also two joining 19th century sherds found in heart of clay lump wall at first floor level when knocking window through by . Few medieval sherds, two flints, one sherd glazed red earthenware.
E. Rose (NAU) 5 September 1984.
11 October 2005. Stray Find.
Casual find in garden:
1 Upper Palaeolithic double-ended flint scraper. See drawings (S2) and (S3).
Identified by P. Robins (NCM), see description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 1 March 2007.
- FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Upper Palaeolithic - 40000 BC to 10001 BC)
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- SCRAPER (TOOL) (Upper Palaeolithic - 40000 BC to 10001 BC)
- POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||*Fieldwork: Fransham Survey. G117. AJGR. |
|---||Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Archive: Fransham Field Walking Boxfile. |
|<S2>||Illustration: Robins, P. 2005. Drawing of an Upper Palaeolithic double-ended flint scraper from Fransham. Paper. 1:1. |
|<S3>||Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2011. Drawing of an Upper Palaeolithic double-ended flint scraper from Fransham. Film. 1:1. |
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