Record Details

NHER Number:23642
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric pot boiler scatter from north of Ketlam Drain


Fenland fieldlwalking in March 1987 found a sparse concentration of prehistoric pot boilers at this location.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7181 1226
Map Sheet:TF71SW

Full description

25 March 1987. Fenland fieldwalking on weathered and drilled soil.
Sparse locally moderate concentration of prehistoric pot boilers on slight spur above peaty hollow. Area 37m (east-west) x 10m (north-south) maximum at 5.5m OD. Reference PEN 12 on (S1).
R. Silvester (NAU) 25 March 1987.

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 12. 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.
<S2>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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