Record Details

NHER Number:28993
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds


Fieldwalking in advance of the Yelverton to East Carleton gas pipeline recovered fragments of Roman, Middle Saxon and post medieval pottery, prehistoric flint flakes, smelting slag , butchered animal bone, medieval brick or tile fragments and a Roman copper alloy knife handle.

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Grid Reference:TG 2819 0443
Map Sheet:TG20SE

Full description

May-August 1992. Fieldwalking and Metal-Detecting Survey and Watching Brief.
Fieldwork carried out along route of Yelverton to East Carleton Gas Pipeline (Survey Blocks 43-52).
Finds recovered during initial survey include:
3 prehistoric flint flakes.
6 Roman pottery sherds.
1 Middle Saxon pottery sherd.
9 medieval brick/tile fragments.
2 post-medieval pottery sherds.
Undatable smelting slag and butchered animal bone.
See report (S1) for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2). It should be noted that some of the finds listed above are only recorded in the site archive.
The finds have been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1995.75).
E. Rose (NLA) and S. Bates (NAU) February 1994. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 5 March 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • KNIFE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished Document: Forrest, K. (NAU). 1992. Yelverton to East Carlton Gas Pipeline Fieldwalking Plans.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Emery, P. 1992. Watching Brief for the Yelverton to East Carleton Gas Pipeline, Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 42.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1993. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1992. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLI Pt IV pp 522-532. p 532.

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