|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Prehistoric pot boilers and flints from High Fen|
Fenland fieldwalking in April 1987 found a sparse concentration of prehistoric pot boilers and flints at this location.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TL 7097 9679|
|Parish:||NORTHWOLD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
7 April 1987. Fenland fieldwalking, rolled and weathered soil.
Context 1: general scatter odd flints, no concentrations. Reference NWD AL on (S1).
Context 2: at 7102 9690 sparse and much comminated concentration of pot boilers on sandy loam ridge 16m (north-south) x 15m (east-west) at 0.8m OD. Reference NWD 28 on (S1).
Context 3: at 7100 9667 sparse concentration pot boilers on west side of sandy loam ridge in slight embankment 25m (north-south) x 13m (east-west) at 0.9m OD. Reference NWD 29 on (S1).
NCM hold the finds.
R. Silvester (NAU) 7 April 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 28. FENS. |
|---||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. NWD 29. FENS. |
|---||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. NWD AL. 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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