Record Details

NHER Number:30308
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds scatter, Yelverton gas pipeline


Prehistoric flint implements, medieval brick and roof tile and post medieval pottery, found during a watching brief carried out by the Norfolk Archaeological Unit in 1992 during the construction of a new gas pipeline.

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Grid Reference:TG 2853 0405
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 8-42).
Finds recovered during initial survey include:
2 prehistoric flint cores and 10 flakes.
7 ?medieval brick/tile fragments.
9 post-medieval pottery sherds.
1 modern pottery sherd.
Undatable pot boilers and shell.
No archaeologically significant features or deposits identified during subsequent monitoring of topsoil stripping and excavation of pipe trench.
See report (S1) and site archive for further information. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2).
The finds have been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1995.75).
S. Bates (NAU) 28 January 1994. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 5 March 2014.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Unknown date)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<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Unpublished Contractor Report: Emery, P. 1992.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.

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