|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Prehistoric pot boiler concentration, medieval sherds and brooch|
Fieldwalking in 1987 by the Fenland Survey recovered a general scatter of flints and one medieval pottery sherd from this field. A concentration of prehistoric pot boilers was also recorded on a gravel slope. Metal detecting in 1989 recovered a medieval copper alloy ring brooch, which had stamped decoration.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 63 14|
|Parish:||WEST WINCH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
8 April 1987. Fenland fieldwalking, well weathered ploughsoil. 
Context 1 general scatter odd flints and one medieval sherd from field. WHW AX (S1).
Context 2 at TF 6378 1449 concentration moderate pot boilers on gravel slope with soily hollow just to south min. 29m east to west x less than 21m north to south at 7.9m OD. WHW 5 (S2).
Finds in NCM.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S3).
R. Silvester (NAU), 8 April 1987.
1989. Metal detecting find.
Bronze ring brooch, stamped decoration and four bosses with small central depressions and without settings. Diameter externally 21mm. Dated 13th-14th century.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), compiled by A. Rogerson (NAU), 8 September 1989.
- BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 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)
- BROOCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WHW AX. FENS. WHW AX. |
|<S2>||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WHW 5. FENS. WHW 5. |
|<S3>||Archive: Fenland Folders. |
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