|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Early Bronze Age pottery vessel and human remains|
An Early Bronze Age decorated pottery vessel and a female skeleton were found during sand extraction works in 1972.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 6960 4025|
|Parish:||OLD HUNSTANTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Beaker and female skeleton found at a depth of 90cm (3 feet) in digging sand.
Site is on Ringstead Downs, on a low hill between two valleys.
Grid reference supplied in 1977 by R. Trett (KLM).
Full details in file.
Drawings (S2 and S3) in the Illustration Library.
- FINDSPOT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
- HUMAN REMAINS (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
- POT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 64 SE 39. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Article in Monograph: Kinnes, I.. 1978. A Beaker Burial on Ringstead Downs, Old Hunstanton. East Anglian Archaeology. No 8 pp 19-22. |
|<S2>||Illustration: Gregory, T.. 1975. Drawing of a Beaker pot.. Card. 1:1. |
|<S3>||Illustration: Gregory, T.. 1975. Drawing of a Beaker pot.. Card. 1:1. |
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