Record Details

NHER Number:1993
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Middle Bronze Age pot


In 1950 a 'degenerate beaker' (Middle Bronze Age pot) was recovered from an area of Sculthorpe Airfield, southeast of White Hall, during an army exercise.

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Grid Reference:TF 8537 3249
Map Sheet:TF83SE

Full description

1950. Sculthorpe Airfield southeast of White Hall, at depth of 3ft 6 inches (1m) in digging latrine pit during army exercise.
Degenerate Beaker (between runway and ammo dumps) probably Middle Bronze Age in date.
In NCM (restored). [1]
Called Anglo-Saxon in error and from Sculthorpe in (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Publication: Clarke, D. L. 1970. Beaker Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland. Vol 2. No 616.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 83 SE 1.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Syderstone.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 3 October.
<S2>Article in Serial: Clarke, R. R. 1957. Archaeological Discoveries in Norfolk 1949-54. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXI pp 395-416. p 397.

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