|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Concentration of prehistoric burnt flints at Little West Fen|
Fieldwalking as part of the Fenland Survey recovered a few prehistoric worked flints including a Beaker period scraper. A concentration of prehistoric burnt flints was found.
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|Grid Reference:||TL 613 966|
|Parish:||HILGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
23 February 1988. Fenland fieldwalking. Little West Fen.
Good conditions, well weathered ploughsoil.
Context 1. HLG BV.
Couple of flints, no lithic concentrations.
Includes Beaker scraper - F. Healy (NAU).
Context 2 at 6120 9661. HLG 17.
On loamy sand sloping to fen on west. 31m northwest to southeast x 25m northeast to southwest at 3.7m OD.
Concentration pot boilers sparse but no flint.
R. Silvester (NAU), 23 February 1988.
For full details of wares, flint types, etc. see (S1).
- BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
- LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- SCRAPER (TOOL) (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. HLG 17. FENS. |
|---||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. HLG BV. 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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