Record Details

NHER Number:5439
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Beaker finds

Summary

Beaker pottery, a flint axe, a bone spindle whorl and animal bones. These finds are associated with a number of Beaker occupation sites in the immediate area.

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Location

Grid Reference:TL 6943 8761
Map Sheet:TL68NE
Parish:HOCKWOLD CUM WILTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

'Site 1'.
Beaker pottery and flint axe, bone spindle whorl, animal and burnt bones in topsoil.
R.R. Clarke (NCM)

NCM collection comprises sherds of a single Late Beaker from this site which may be the same as Curtis site 3.
F. Healy (NAU) 20 September 1988.

This site is associated with a number of other Beaker sites in the immediate area. The surface finds and excavated areas seem to be grouped in distinct clusters, although it is difficult to establish the exact relationship between them. Although the features recorded are not enough to imply a permanent settlement, the finds recovered indicate that Beaker activity in this area was more than a temporary occupation site.
See (S1) and (S2) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 9 March 2006

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • POT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Hockwold cum Wilton.
<S1>Monograph: Bamford, H. 1982. Beaker Domestic Sites in the Fen Edge and East Anglia. East Anglian Archaeology. No 16.
<S2>Monograph: Healy, F. 1996. The Fenland Project, Number 11: The Wissey Embayment: Evidence for pre-Iron Age Occupation. East Anglian Archaeology. No 78.

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