Record Details

NHER Number:20940
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

The butt end of a large thin Neolithic polished flint axehead was found on the surface of this field. Fieldwalking recovered prehistoric worked flints including a Beaker period barbed and tanged flint arrowhead. Fragments of prehistoric, Roman, Middle Saxon, Late Saxon and medieval pottery were also found.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 7668 0185
Map Sheet:TF70SE
Parish:GOODERSTONE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Pre November 1984. Surface find. Context 2 at TF 7672 0187.
Butt end of large, thin butted, broken, polished flint axe (11cm long).
Identified by J. J. Wymer (NAU), November 1984.
Information from D. Wicks, (NAU).
J. J. Wymer (NAU), 20 November 1984.

1986 to 1987. Context 1. General scatter over field. Fieldwalking by [1]. Field 261.
Prehistoric sherds and flints.
Beaker barbed and tanged arrowhead.
Middle Saxon and Late Saxon sherds (Thetford and St Neots). Roman and medieval sherds.
See (S1).
Identified by A. Rogerson (NAU).
E. Rose (NLA).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: de Bootman, M.. 1986 to 1987. Gooderstone Survey Field 20940 Record. Parcel No 261..

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