|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Possible prehistoric burnt mound|
A fairly concentrated spread of pot boilers recorded by the Fenland Survey. This has been interpreted as the site of a possible prehistoric burnt mound.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 6770 1321|
|Parish:||WORMEGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
9 March 1987. Fenland fieldwalking.
Between River Nar and drain.
Well weathered soil, young cereal. Soil is a stoney sand loam.
Concentration of pot boilers, sparse but locally moderate and even abundant, on top and around slope of ridge projecting from island. 52m northwest to southeast by 20m northeast to southwest at 2.4m OD.
Finds in NCM.
R.Silvester (NAU), 9 March 1987.
For full details of wares, flint types, etc. see (S1).
September 2007. ALSF NHER Enhancement Sub-Unit D.
This concentration has been interpreted as a possible prehistoric burnt mound.
The site may be related to the recovery of a prehistoric flake and pot boiler a short distance to the west, recorded as NHER 35614.
Information from (S2).
M. Dennis (NLA), 25 September 2007.
- BURNT MOUND? (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
- POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WGY 18. FENS. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Archive: Fenland Folders. |
|<S2>||Monograph: Silvester, R. J. 1988. The Fenland Project Number 3: Marshland and Nar Valley, Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 45. p 144. |
|35614||Related to: Prehistoric pot boiler and flint flake (Find Spot)|
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