Record Details

NHER Number:23208
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric pot boilers from north of High Fen Drove

Summary

Fenland fieldwalking on 19 December 1986 recovered a sparse concentration of prehistoric pot boilers.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 7107 9702
Map Sheet:TL79NW
Parish:NORTHWOLD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

19 December 1986. Fenland fieldwalking, field drilled and soil weathered.
Concentration of sparse pot boilers on edge of gravelly loam ridge 14m (northwest-southeast) x 10m (northeast-southwest) at 0.6 to 0.8m OD. Reference NWD 19 on (S1).
Finds held by NCM.
R. Silvester (NAU) 19 December 1986.
For full details of wares, flint types etc (S2).

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. NWD 19. FENS.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Monograph: Silvester, R. J. 1991. The Fenland Project, Number 4: The Wissey Embayment and the Fen Causeway, Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 52.
<S2>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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