|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Prehistoric pot boilers and flints from High Fen area|
Fenland fieldwalking in December 1986 and February 1987 recovered a collection of prehistoric pot boilers and flints.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TL 7061 9731|
|Parish:||NORTHWOLD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
18 December 1986. Fenland fieldwalking, weathered ploughsoil.
Context 1: general scatter over that part of field that forms part of island; odd flints, not many. Reference NWD AF on (S1).
Context 2: at 7066 9745 concentration of pot boilers sparse, with a few flints. On edge of island. Area 15m (east-west) x 13m (north-south) at 2.1m OD. Reference NWD 9 on (S1).
Finds held by NCM.
R. Silvester (NAU) 18 December 1986.
9 February 1987.
Context 3: at 7053 9732 concentration moderate pot boilers on sandy loam ridge, two small patches one about 14m x 14m the other 10m x 6m. Overall 20m (north-south) x 12m (east-west) at 1.2m OD. Reference NWD 22 on (S1).
Details as above.
R. Silvester (NAU) 9 February 1987.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see (S2).
- BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
- LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. NWD 22. FENS. |
|---||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. NWD 9. FENS. |
|---||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. NWD AF. 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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