|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Concentration of prehistoric burnt flints from between Hubbards Drove and Thistle Hill Road|
Fieldwalking as part of the Fenland Survey recovered a concentration of prehistoric burnt flints.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TL 6280 9846|
|Parish:||HILGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1 April 1987. Fenland fieldwalking. Between Hubbards Drove and Thistle Hill Road.
Well weathered ploughsoil.
Moderate concentration pot boilers but no obvious flint. Some patches of dense fragments indicate new plough disturbance. Sandy gravelly soil, gentle north slope just within medieval peat stained area. 33m east to west x
28m north to south maximum at 6.1m OD.
R. Silvester (NAU), 1 April 1987.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see (S1).
- BURNT MOUND (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. HLG 5. FENS. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Monograph: Silvester, R. J. 1991. The Fenland Project, Number 4: The Wissey Embayment and the Fen Causeway, Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 52. |
|<S1>||Archive: Fenland Folders. |
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