Record Details

NHER Number:24100
Type of record:Monument
Name:South of road across old field boundary


A concentration of prehistoric pot boilers, prehistoric flints and a prehistoric flint arrowhead found during fieldwalking.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 6524 1473
Map Sheet:TF61SE

Full description

21 October 1987. Fenland fieldwalking, good well weathered ploughsoil.
Context 1 general scatter odd flints from upland part of field, includes one broken transverse arrowhead. MDT AT.
Context 2 at 6523 1482 concentration of pot boilers moderate but comminuted and single flint (bagged with context 1) on gentle slope of stoney loam set back from edge of fen. 22m east to west x less than 13m north to south at 4.9m OD MDT 13.
R. Silvester (NCM) 22 October 1987.

For full details of wares, flint types etc see (S1).

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)
  • TRANSVERSE ARROWHEAD (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. MDT 13. FENS.
---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. MDT AT. FENS.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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