Record Details

NHER Number:4372
Type of record:Monument
Name:Two Bronze Age pits

Summary

In 1974 two pits containing Bronze Age pottery were observed in a cliff face.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 677 422
Map Sheet:TF64SE
Parish:HUNSTANTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

February 1974.
Cliff edge.
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).

Monument Types

  • PIT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • 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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