|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Prehistoric pot boilers and flints from near to Cut Off Channel|
Fenland fieldwalking in April 1987 recovered prehistoric pot boilers and flints (including scrapers) dating to the prehistoric period and Early Bronze Age.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TL 7161 9700|
|Parish:||NORTHWOLD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
7 April 1987. Fenland fieldwalking, rolled and weathered ploughsoil.
Context 1: general scatter odd pot boilers and flint scattered across field and including on one sandy loam ridge a small group of scrapers and few other flints at 7163 9703. Reference NWD AN on (S1).
These flints are Beaker period - F. Healy (NAU).
Context 2: at 7167 9713 moderate spread pot boilers but no flint on upland edge. Sandy loam. Area 22m (northwest-southeast) x 16m (northeast-southwest) at 1.6m OD. Reference NWD 32 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)
- POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. NWD 32. FENS. |
|---||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. NWD AN. 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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