Record Details

NHER Number:24212
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flints and post medieval gunflint, north of Northfield House


Fenland fieldwalking here in 1987 recovered several prehistoric flints, a sherd of undated pottery and a post medieval gunflint.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 6192 9573
Map Sheet:TL69NW

Full description

2 December 1987. Fenland fieldwalking, good weathered soil, young cereal. Field north of Northfield House.
Flints and one sherd of undated pottery. Site SRY AH.
One flint is a gunflint - F. Healy (NAU).
Finds held by NCM.
R. Silvester (NAU) 3 December 1987.

For full details of wares, flint types etc. see Fenland Folders.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • GUNFLINT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. SRY AH. FENS.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

Related records - none

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