Record Details

NHER Number:2523
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Beaker and Bronze Age pottery finds

Summary

Pieces of Beaker pottery and possibly other Bronze Age pottery fragments were found before 1928. The exact nature and location of this discovery are unclear.

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Location

Grid Reference:TL 6906 9747
Map Sheet:TL69NE
Parish:METHWOLD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK
NORTHWOLD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK
STOKE FERRY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pre 1928.
Beaker fragments from River Wissey between Stoke Ferry and Northwold at south end of Herringay Drove.
So R.R. Clarke (NCM)'s (S1), but on (S2) he marks site as some way west of this drove, as at grid references above. Note on (S2) by R.R. Clarke (NCM) also adds 'and other Bronze Age wares'.

These sherds were donated to the Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. The collection includes a Collared Urn sherd that is listed in (S4) and described in the museum's records as a fragment of an "overhanging rim urn" (1928.523).

'Collected by Lethbridge and Tebbutt?'
Added to (S1) by R.R. Clarke (NCM) at later date.

Material and references not checked.
Site visited by F. Healy (NAU), July 1983, but no finds apparent.
E. Rose (NAU).

Fragments of seven types of Beaker pottery.
Information from (S3).
R.J. Rickett (NAU) 29 March 1990.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished Document: 1928. Annual report of Cambridge Faculty Board..
---Article in Serial: 1928. Recent Events. Antiquity. Vol 2 No 6 pp 228-232. p 231.
---Publication: Clarke, D. L. 1970. Beaker Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland. Vol 2. Nos 604-610.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Stoke Ferry.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Stoke Ferry.
<S1>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S2>Map: NCM. NCM Record Map.
<S3>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 69 NE 1.
<S4>Publication: Longworth, I. H. 1984. Collared Urns: Of the Bronze Age in Great Britain and Ireland. No 977.

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