|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Prehistoric pot boilers and flints from west of gravel pit|
Fenland fieldwalking in February 1987 recovered a collection of prehistoric pot boilers and flints as well as animal remains and numerous burnt pebbles.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TL 7052 9720|
|Parish:||NORTHWOLD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
9 February 1987. Fenland fieldwalking, weathered soil.
Concentration of moderate pot boilers and a couple of flints including scraper and piece of bone. Pot boilers include many burnt pebbles. Sandy loam with gravel. On edge of ridge spreading across peat. Area 23m (northeast-southwest) x 19m (northwest-southeast) at 1m OD. Reference NWD 21 on (S1).
NCM hold finds.
R. Silvester (NAU) 9 February 1987.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see (S2).
- BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
- ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
- 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 21. 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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