Record Details

NHER Number:23116
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric pot boiler scatter southeast of Ashwood Lodge


Fenland fieldwalking in November 1986 to the southeast of Ashwood lodge discovered a sparse concentration of prehistoric pot boilers.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7171 1239
Map Sheet:TF71SW

Full description

21 November 1986. Fenland fieldwalking at PEN 6 on (S1). Location at edge of natural gulley through mineral soil, which was filled with peat at some time in past. Young cereal crop growing on well weathered soil.
A sparse concentration of pot boilers 32m x 21m in size (oriented southeast to northwest) was discovered.
NCM ex [1].
R. Silvester 27 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 6. 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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