|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Prehistoric and medieval finds from World War Two bombing range|
Prehistoric flints and fragments of medieval pottery have been found during fieldwalking on the site of a World War Two bombing range.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 6491 1441|
|Parish:||MIDDLETON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
24 October 1986. Fenland fieldwalking MDT AE well weathered soil, young cereal. Field between Puny Drain and road.
Odd medieval sherds and a couple of flints, dubious from the skirtland Fen edge.
R. Silvester (NAU), 27 October 1986.
Southern part of field overlain by central target of RAF bombing range. World War Two.
See (S1) and NHER 11888.
E. Rose 8 January 1987.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see (S2).
- BOMB CRATER (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
- BOMBING RANGE (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
- LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. MDT AE. FENS. |
|<S1>||Aerial Photograph: RAF. RAF AP 3G-UK-part IV F12 90SQDN.5258-. |
|<S2>||Archive: Fenland Folders. |
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