Record Details

NHER Number:24256
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Concentration of prehistoric burnt flints from southwest of Ash Hill Farm

Summary

Fieldwalking as part of the Fenland Survey recovered a concentration of prehistoric burnt flints.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 6251 9641
Map Sheet:TL69NW
Parish:HILGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

21 December 1987. Fenland fieldwalking. Two fields southwest of Ash Hill Farm.
Young cereal, weathered soil.

HLG 9.
Sparse spread of pot boilers close to the peat line. 23m east to west x 29m north to south at 4m OD.
R. Silvester (NAU), 21 December 1987.

For full details of wares, flint types etc see (S1).

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. HLG 9. 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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