|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Medieval ridge and furrow and prehistoric worked flints southeast of Washpit Plantation|
Parchmarks of medieval ridge and furrow can be seen on an aerial photograph. Fieldwalking as part of the Fenland Survey recovered a general scatter of prehistoric worked flints and a concentration of prehistoric worked flints about 30m in diameter.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TL 6324 9718|
|Parish:||HILGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
22 June 1975. Ordnance Survey air photography.
Parchmark cropmarks. Ridge and furrow.
D. Voisey (NLA), 6 March 1995.
8 January 1987. Fenland fieldwalking.
Young cereal and weathered soil.
Context 1 General scatter. HLG AC.
Context 2 at TL 6325 9718. HLG AB. HLG U2 in (S1).
Small group of flints perhaps 30m diameter.
R. Silvester (NAU), 8 January 1987.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see (S2).
- FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
- RIDGE AND FURROW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. HLG AB. FENS. |
|---||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. HLG AC. FENS. |
|---||Aerial Photograph: OS 75-269-209. |
|---||Aerial Photograph: OS 75-269-210. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Monograph: Silvester, R. J. 1991. The Fenland Project, Number 4: The Wissey Embayment and the Fen Causeway, Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 52. |
|<S2>||Archive: Fenland Folders. |
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