|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Two Bronze Age pits|
In 1974 two pits containing Bronze Age pottery were observed in a cliff face.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 677 422|
|Parish:||HUNSTANTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Two pits visible in cliff edge.
One V-cut, about 1m deep by 1.50m wide cut in chalk with soil and lens of chalk.
Other square-cut, about 2.5m wide by 2m deep, filled with grey-brown soil and lenses of chalk rubble.
Bronze Age pottery reported in fill.
Visited in February 1974 by C.J.S. Green.
Information from (S1). This discovery was reported in (S2) and the pottery is also noted in (S3).
- PIT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- POT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Hunstanton. |
|<S2>||Serial: 1974. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1974. No 21. p 5. |
|<S3>||Article in Monograph: Lawson, A. J. 1980. The evidence for Later Bronze Age settlement and burial in Norfolk. Settlement and Society in the British Late Bronze Age. Barrett, J. and Bradley, R. BAR British Series 83 pp 271-293. No 9. |
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