|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Beaker period pottery|
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.
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|Grid Reference:||TM 3633 9952|
|Parish:||CHEDGRAVE, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Mid September 1960. Stray Find.
Found in side of trench dug for drain for new housing site at 5 foot [1.54m] from surface in clean sand:
Complete Bell Beaker. Four zones of horizontal comb decoration.
Investigated by .
Broken by workmen, a few fragments rescued and donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1960.395).
Information from (S1). This discovery was report in (S2) and was also the subject of a short note in the local press (S3). The Beaker sherds are amongst those subsequently listed in (S4).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 15 July 2018.
- FINDSPOT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
- POT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 39 NE 18. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Chedgrave. |
|<S2>||Serial: 1960. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1960. No 7. p 2. |
|<S3>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1960. Neolithic Pottery. 28 September. |
|<S4>||Publication: Clarke, D. L. 1970. Beaker Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland. Vol 2. No 517; Fig 395. |
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