Record Details

NHER Number:28994
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds


Fieldwalking in advance of the Yelverton to East Carleton gas pipeline recovered prehistoric flint flakes, prehistoric burnt flints, fragments of Roman, medieval and post medieval pottery, a medieval glass bottle, a medieval brick or tile and undated smithing slag.

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Grid Reference:TG 2796 0456
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 54-61).
Finds recovered during initial survey include:
3 prehistoric flint flakes and 'pot boilers'.
1 medieval brick/tile fragment and bottle glass.
9 post-medieval pottery sherds.
Undatable smithing slag.
No archaeologically significant features or deposits identified during subsequent Watching Brief undertaken during topsoil stripping and excavation of pipe trench.
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. There are also minor discrepancies between the information given in (S1) and that which was initially supplied following the completion of the fieldwork (S3).
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 2014.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • 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 (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BOTTLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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


Sources and further reading

---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Unpublished Contractor Report: Emery, P. 1992.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.
<S3>Unpublished Document: Forrest, K. (NAU). 1992. Yelverton to East Carlton Gas Pipeline Fieldwalking Plans.

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