Record Details

NHER Number:5989
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric pot boilers

Summary

A ridge of prehistoric pot boilers was noted at this location, running more or less south from the 'peninsula' in Langmere. A visit to the site in 1975 found the area to be overgrown.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 9050 8843
Map Sheet:TL98NW
Parish:WRETHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Ridge of pot boilers seen by W. G. Clarke. 24-27m (80-90ft) long, 3.1m (10ft) wide, 0.3m (1ft) high, running more or less south from 'peninsula' in Langmere.
Information from map.
Now much overgrown on heath of Nature reserve.
A. J. Lawson (NAU) 28 November 1975.

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)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TL9088A, B, C..
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 98 NW 9.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Wretham.

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