Record Details

NHER Number:37472
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Possible prehistoric burnt mound


A collection of prehistoric burnt flints, perhaps from a cut feature such as a pit, rather than a spread mound were found on the surface of this field.

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Grid Reference:TM 3077 8871
Map Sheet:TM38NW

Full description

Concentration of calcined flints noted on surface, dimensions 1.5m by 1.5m (5 x 5 feet), and therefore perhaps a cut feature being disturbed by tillage, rather than a spread mound. Note the location, just below crest of valley side, rather than valley bottom.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 6 September 2002.

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)

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