Record Details

NHER Number:23859
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic and Neolithic worked flints and Late Saxon pottery


A single sherd of Late Saxon pottery was found here in 1983. Subsequent fieldwalking in 1987 recovered flint flake of probable Palaeolithic date and a Neolithic plano-convex flint knife.

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Grid Reference:TG 1245 0914
Map Sheet:TG10NW

Full description

1983. Stray Find.
Found by [1]:
1 Late Saxon pottery rim sherd. Initially of uncertain date, as it was only known from a note on a NCM record map (S1). This find was however subsequently donated to the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1999.1.31.10) and is listed in their records as Late Saxon.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 11 March 2014.

4 July 1987. Fieldwalking.
Found by [1]:
1 Palaeolithic large brown flint flake.
1 Neolithic fine plano-convex flint 'slug knife'.
Identified by J. J. Wymer (NAU) and compiled by W. Milligan (NCM), 21 July 1987.
Information from (S2). The Palaeolithic flake is also noted on (S3).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 11 March 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 1000000 BC to 40001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)
  • PLANO CONVEX KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Map: NCM. NCM Record Map.
<S2>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S3>Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. Marlingford.

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