Record Details

NHER Number:10525
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Beaker period pottery

Summary

A complete Beaker period pot was found and broken into fragments by workmen who were digging the sewerage system for new houses at Hillside in 1960.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 3633 9952
Map Sheet:TM39NE
Parish:CHEDGRAVE, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Mid September 1960.
Complete bell beaker found in side of trench dug for drain for new housing site at 1.54m (5 foot) from surface in clean sand. Broken by workmen, a few fragments rescued. Four zones of horizontal comb decoration.
Investigated by [1].
See (S1), copy in file.
W. Milligan (NCM).

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: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Chedgrave.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Newspaper Article: 28 September. Eastern Daily Press.

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