The group field-walked two fields at Kings
Caple on Sunday 13th November. These fields
are 1 kilometre north-east of
Ford and very near the line of the old road from
the ford, through Kings Caple to How Caple.
Considerable quantities of archaeological material was
recovered. This included post-medieval, medieval and
Romano British pottery.
material included a neolithic/early bronze age scraper and
a late mesolithic blade core.
Sherds of medieval pottery
found by the fieldwalking group
view of rim of medieval pot
Rim of a Roman period pot
Prehistoric Flint Tools found during the Kings Caple
Mesolithic flint core: 'microliths' (small flint tools)
have been struck off this core. Microliths were stuck
into bone or wood shafts to make spears.