|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Prehistoric pot boilers and flint implements|
Fieldwalking here in 1987 recorded the presence of several prehistoric pot boiler scatters along with several prehistoric flint implements.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 6957 0993|
|Parish:||SHOULDHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
13 October 1987. Fenland fieldwalking. Cultivated, weathered soil, some regeneration.
Context 1: general scatter odd flints, no obvious concentrations. Site SHD AT.
Context 2 (at 6953 0999): concentration pot boilers sparse locally moderate on south side of peaty hollow. Maximum diameter 36m north-south x 28m east-west at 4.2m OD. Site SHD 11.
Context 3 (at 6952 1006): concentration pot boilers sparse, north side peaty hollow, maximum dimensions 25m north-south x 29m east-west at 4.2m OD. Site SHD 12.
Finds held by NCM.
R. Silvester (NAU) 13 October 1987.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders.
- 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. SHD 11. FENS. |
|---||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. SHD 12. FENS. |
|---||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. SHD AT. FENS. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
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