Record Details

NHER Number:23115
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric pot boiler scatter from north of Ketlam Drain


Fenland fieldwalking in November 1986 on a field north of Ketlam Drain uncovered a sparse to moderate concentration of prehistoric pot boilers.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7229 1239
Map Sheet:TF71SW

Full description

21 November 1986. Fenland fieldwalking at location PEN 5 on (S1). Location on south facing slope above peat coloured hollow (north of Ketlam Drain). Ploughsoil here is well weathered.
A pot boiler concentration sparse to moderate found. Moderate to the east 80m (east-west) x 26m (north-south) at 6.7m OD.
NCM ex [1].
R. Silvester 24 November 1986.

See (S2) for full details of wares, flint types etc.

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

---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. PEN 5. FENS.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Monograph: Silvester, R. J. 1988. The Fenland Project Number 3: Marshland and Nar Valley, Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 45. p 138.
<S2>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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