Record Details

NHER Number:2289
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Beaker pottery from Massingham Heath


A Beaker pot was found on Massingham Heath in 1842.

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Grid Reference:TF 7753 2199
Map Sheet:TF72SE

Full description

Massingham Heath.
Beaker from site marked on Ordnance Survey as found in 1842 (685m (750 yds) southeast of parish boundary in sand pit).
See (S1), drawn in 1849 by Lukis.
R. R. Clarke (NCM)

(S2) notes a drinking cup of pre Roman period from Massingham Heath.

See NHER 2310.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: Fox, C. 1925. On Two Beakers of the Early Bronze Age Recently Discovered in South Wales: With a Record of the Distribution of Beaker-pottery in England and Wales. Archaeologia Cambrensis. Vol LXXX pp 1-31. p 27.
---Publication: Clarke, D. L. 1970. Beaker Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland. Vol 2. No 563; Fig 560.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 72 SE 20.
---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. Massingham.
<S1>Publication: BM Add. Mss23.056. f.164.
<S2>Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. p 227.

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