Record Details

NHER Number:23906
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric flints and medieval pottery

Summary

A prehistoric flint flake, a flint core dating to the Mesolithic or Early Neolithic period, and fragments of medieval pottery, found during field walking. Several concentrations of prehistoric pot boilers have also been noted.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8924 1182
Map Sheet:TF81SE
Parish:FRANSHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

26 March 1987. Old Ordnance Survey field L21. Field walking good conditions, ploughed.
Medieval sherd.
1 worked flint.
Lava fragment.
See (S1).
Found and identified by A. Rogerson (NAU)
E. Rose (NAU) 6 August 1987.

1993. Fieldwalking. Context 10.
Casual find of two flints and a pottery sherd of indeterminate date at TF 8926 1181. The flints were subsequently examined by P. Robins (NCM) and identified as a Mesolithic or Early Neolithic single platform blade core and an undateable unmodified flake.
A. Rogerson (NLA) November 1993. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 20 June 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)
  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • QUERN (Undated)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE CORE (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fransham Survey. L21. AJGR.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Archive: Fransham Field Walking Boxfile.

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