Record Details

NHER Number:28107
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric flints and pot boilers


At some time prior to 1921 a scatter of hundreds of prehistoric flints and potboilers was recorded at Buckenham Tofts. The site lay just outside the Park and 0.25 miles distant from NHER 5087.

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Full description

Pre 1921. On field surface at Buckenham Tofts. Outside Park and 0.25 miles distant from NHER 5087.
Flints and hundreds of pot boilers
The forms of the flint implements 'suggest an altogether different culture' from NHER 5087.
Information from NAR Records.
M. D. Leah (NAU) 18 January 1991.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Article in serial: Layard, N. F. 1922. Prehistoric Cooking Places in Norfolk, with a brief account of heating stones, their history and significance. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol III Pt IV (for 1921-22) pp 483-498. pp 497-498.

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