Record Details

NHER Number:14057
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric pot boilers and multi-period objects


Investigations at this site over a long period have recovered a variety of archaeological objects. Noteworthy finds include a Roman bone needle, an undated shale bracelet, Neolithic and Bronze age flints and a Roman gold coin.

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Map Sheet:TL69SW

Full description

Pre 1922. Pelican bone needle found, piles and pewter recorded.
1978. Roman and post medieval sherds, shale bracelet found.
1979. Neolithic-Beaker flint and pottery, Roman, Middle Saxon and medieval pottery found.
1987-88. Fenland fieldwalking; Iron Age, Roman sherds, pot boilers.
1989-90. Fenland Evaluation of site.

See full details in file.
For full details of wares, flint types etc. see Fenland Folders.

September 2000. Metal detecting. Kings Lynn Enquiry No: E10124.
Roman gold coin.
See list in file.
K. Hinds (NLA) 11 October 2000.

Monument Types

  • PILE (Undated)
  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRACELET (Undated)
  • LOOMWEIGHT (Undated)
  • TILE (Undated)
  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • POT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NEEDLE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PLATE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. SRY 6. FENS.
---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. SRY 7. FENS.
---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. SRY 8. FENS.
---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. SRY AI. FENS.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Southery.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.

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