Record Details

NHER Number:3438
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Bronze Age pottery vessel and fragments


An Early Bronze Age pottery vessel and fragments of another were found in a field in about 1875.

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Grid Reference:TF 6532 1063
Map Sheet:TF61SE

Full description

Found in about 1875 on local patch of gravel in field south of Tottenhill (West Briggs. E. Rose NAU) church nearest to road. Type B2 Beaker, 9.1cm (3.6 inches) high and fragments of another beaker. (S1) called Tottenhill, (S2) Tottenhill.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

British Museum register says 1.2m (4 feet) deep, 320m (350 yards) south of church.
E. Rose (NAU).

2001. Watching Brief.
Occasional finds of struck flint, medieval pottery and three small undated features were recorded.
See (S3).
D. Holburn (HES), 21 October 2011.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 61 SE 2.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Wormegay.
<S1>Article in Serial: Fox, C. 1925. On Two Beakers of the Early Bronze Age Recently Discovered in South Wales: With a Record of the Distribution of Beaker-pottery in England and Wales. Archaeologia Cambrensis. Vol LXXX. p 27.
<S2>Publication: Kendrick, T. D. and Hawkes, C. F. C. 1932. Archaeology in England and Wales, 1914-1931. p 25. p 101, pl VIII.3.
<S3>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 2002. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk, 2001. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt I pp 162-177. p 170.

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