|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Possible Bronze Age hearth|
A possibly Bronze Age hearth of burnt flint and charcoal was found on Clark's Acre on Neatherd Moor. Excavation of the feature recovered worked prehistoric flint flakes. The charcoal was identified by the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew as alder or hazel and oak.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 0008 1364|
|Parish:||DEREHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Neatherd Moor on heath around 52m (170 feet) OD. Clarke's Acre southwest corner of edge of swampy pit.
Hearth of charcoal and calcined flint found by 
10 May 1947. Excavation by .
Site of cooking hole found, two or three flakes no pottery.
Charcoal examined by Royal Botanical Gardens Kew 9 June 1947 and identified as Alder (Alrias glutiose) but might be Hazel (Corylus avellena). Other charcoal was Oak.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
- BURNT MOUND (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- HEARTH (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- PIT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- FLAKE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- POT BOILER (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Publication: Boston & Puddy. 1952. East Dereham. pp.2, 3. |
|---||Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 01 SW 14. |
|---||Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Dereham East. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Illustration: Unknown. Unknown. Section drawing. Paper. Unknown. |
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