Record Details

NHER Number:37012
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric burnt mounds at Lower Common/Barn Beck


Three prehistoric burnt mounds, or pot boiler sites, were reported in 2002. Prehistoric flints have been found on the site.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9798 3635
Map Sheet:TF93NE

Full description

February 2002.
3 areas of dark soil with crazed flints reported.
Probably pot boiler sites.
See (S1) in file.
D. Gurney (NLA), 6 March 2002.

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

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Holliday, M.. 2002. Report on site at Lower Common. February.

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