Record Details

NHER Number:24292
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Concentration of burnt flints just west of bypass junction

Summary

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

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 6158 9715
Map Sheet:TL69NW
Parish:HILGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

15 February 1988. Fenland fieldwalking. Just west of bypass junction.
Ploughed and weathered.

HLG 12.
Sparse to moderate concentration of pot boilers, on flat ground just beyond edge of Hilgay island. 25m northwest to southeast x 17m northeast to southwest.
R. Silvester (NAU), 16 February 1988.

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 12. 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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