Record Details

NHER Number:34109
Type of record:Monument
Name:Undated pits and features and multi-period artefacts, Brisley to Bushy Common pipeline

Summary

A geophysical survey and fieldwalking have discovered undated pits and features and multi-period artefacts. The objects include prehistoric pot boilers and post medieval pottery. The work was carried out in advance of pipe laying between Brisley and Bushy Common.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9403 2207
Map Sheet:TF92SW
Parish:HORNINGTOFT, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

May 1998. Geophysical survey of route of proposed Brisley to Bushy Common pipeline. Site 2.
Context 1. Pits, features noted etc - see report (S1) in file.
Adjacent field called Brick Pightle in 1838.
E. Rose (NLA).

November 1998. Fieldwalking.
Context 2. Potboilers, post medieval sherds, medieval/post medieval tile.
See report (S2).
E. Rose (NLA), 10 December 1998 and 7 May 1999.

Monument Types

  • FEATURE (Unknown date)
  • PIT (Unknown date)

Associated Finds

  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • TILE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Network Archaeology. 1998. Brisley-Bushy Common, Norfolk. Proposed Gas Pipeline. Archaeogeophysical Survey. Network Archaeology. 204. pp 5, 15, 18; Plans 2B, 8.
<S2>Unpublished Contractor Report: Network Archaeology. 1998. Brisley to Bushy Common Proposed Gas Pipeline. Archaeological Fieldwalking, Field Reconnaissance and Geophysical Survey. Network Archaeology. 210. pp 6, 16, 19, App 2.

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