Record Details

NHER Number:24123
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds

Summary

Metal detecting and fieldwalking recovered a variety of prehistoric to post medieval objects. These include prehistoric worked and burnt flints, a medieval buckle and a Roman coin. Iron Age, Roman, Early Saxon, medieval and post medieval pottery pieces were also found.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 38 25
Map Sheet:TG32NE
Parish:INGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

October 1987. Surface finds over area about 100m north to south.
One handmade sandy sherd, probably Early Saxon, but might be Iron Age.
Five medieval unglazed sherds.
Information from [1].
A. Gregory (NAU), 5 November 1987.

March 1996. Metal-detecting.
1 ?Neolithic flint flake knife.
2 undatable prehistoric retouched flint flakes.
2 ?prehistoric flint 'pot boilers'.
Identified by P. Robins (NCM), see descriptions in file.

Also probably found around same time:
1 Late Prehistoric pottery sherd (grog tempered)
2 Iron Age pottery sherds (gritty).
2 ?Roman pottery sherds.
6 medieval pottery sherds.
4 ?medieval pottery sherds.
2 post-medieval pottery sherds.
Identified by W. Milligan (NCM), see lists in file.
P. Watkins (HES), 5 July 2016.

1996. Metal detecting finds.
?Neolithic flint scraper.
Undated prehistoric flint blade, two flakes, pot boiler.
Two medieval sherds.
Post medieval rim sherds.
Medieval kidney-shaped buckle frame with narrowed bar and lipped pin rest.
?Medieval slightly curving gilt bronze rod. Both ends solid, one with gilding intact, the other possibly broken. A hole close to the ?broken end shows that the rod is at least partly hollow. Rectangular section. Function unknown.
Undatable flat triangular lead weight - no markings but with raised rib down centre of one side with sides chamfered.
W. Milligan (NCM), 11 February 1997.

1997. Fieldwalking finds.
Prehistoric pot boiler.
Flint gritted sherd (probably Iron Age).
Three medieval sherds (one rim), four late medieval/transitional sherds, one Frechen base stoneware sherd, one lead glazed earthenware (base).
W. Milligan (NCM), 17 February 1997.

1997. Fieldwalking finds.
Prehistoric potboiler, flint flake.
One Neolithic polished axe, core.
Identified by P. Robins (NCM) 8 January 1998. See list in file.
K. Sussams (NCM) 21 January 1998.

September 2002. Metal detecting.
Neolithic or Early Bronze Age scraper.
Roman coin.
Medieval and post medieval sherds and metal objects.
See lists in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA). 4 November 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • WEIGHT (Undated)
  • BLADE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC? to 42 AD?)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • CORE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC?)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC?)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD? to 409 AD?)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • THIMBLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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