Record Details

NHER Number:19880
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric pot boiler scatter from edge of Pentney Island


In December 1983 fieldwalking on the edge of Pentney Island uncovered a pot boiler scatter and a worked flint.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 6969 1193
Map Sheet:TF61SE

Full description

19 December 1983. Fenland fieldwalking on edge of Pentney Island.
A pot boiler scatter (about 23 x 18m) and one piece of flint were identified.
R. Silvester 19 December 1983.

The flint is of Mesolithic/Neolithic date - F. Healy (NAU).
See (S1) for full details of wares, flint types etc.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. PEN 3. FENS.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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