Record Details

NHER Number:31616
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible prehistoric burnt mound


An infilled pond is surrounded by a concentration of prehistoric burnt flints. This might be a prehistoric burnt mound. One fragment of Roman pottery and one fragment of medieval pottery were found here.

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Grid Reference:TF 8599 1475
Map Sheet:TF81SE

Full description

Infilled pond of some age and suspected by [1] of being spring fed, has considerable extent of burnt flint surrounding it. Dense concentration on northern flanks, lesser on east and west, thin on south. Overall spread around 40m east to west.
Site on south side of side valley to the River Nar, with no darkening of soil in vicinity. Pottery found on east side, no worked flints noted on around one hour of fieldwalking in vicinity.
One Roman micaceous greyware body.
One glazed Grimston body sherd.
Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA).
B. Cushion (NLA), November 1995.

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)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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