Record Details

NHER Number:9648
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead, Late Iron Age to Roman, medieval and post-medieval finds

Summary

A Neolithic flaked flint axehead was recovered as a stray find 1961. Metal-detecting in 2018 and 2019 recovered an Early Neolithic flake and scraper; a medieval coin and post-medieval token; and a Late Iron Age/Roman linch pin; and a Roman brooch.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 29 09
Map Sheet:TG20NE
Parish:GREAT AND LITTLE PLUMSTEAD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK
POSTWICK WITH WITTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1961. Stray find. [1].
Neolithic chipped flint axehead.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
Amended by A. Beckham (HES), 19 September 2018.

July- September 2018. Metal-detecting. Site extended to the whole field. [2].
Late Iron Age/Roman linch pin (S1).
1 post-medieval token.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 19 September 2018. Amended by E. McDonald (HES), 5 November 2018.

September-October 2019. Metal-detecting. [3].
Early Neolithic flake and scraper.
Roman brooch.
1 medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 3 December 2019.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC to 409 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 (Early Neolithic to Late Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3000 BC)
  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Neolithic to Late Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3000 BC)
  • LINCH PIN (Late Iron Age to Roman - 100 BC to 100 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 50 AD to 100 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1356 AD to 1361 AD)
  • TOKEN (17th Century - 1667 AD to 1667 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 20 NE 34.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Serial: 1961. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1961. No 8. p 4.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Plumstead (Great).
<S1>Illustration: Gibbons, J. 2018. Drawing of a Late Iron Age lynch pin. Find Illustration. Film. 2:1.

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