Record Details

NHER Number:24081
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric pot boilers and flint implements

Summary

Fieldwalking here in 1987 recorded the presence of several prehistoric pot boiler scatters along with several prehistoric flint implements.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6957 0993
Map Sheet:TF60NE
Parish:SHOULDHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

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.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • 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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