|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Probable site of prehistoric 'burnt mound'|
Prehistoric potboilers, charcoal, and ash were found at this site during ploughing, suggesting that this is the site of a burnt mound from the prehistoric period. This interpretation is supported by the apparent presence of a spring close to this site.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 9735 3928|
|Parish:||BINHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1954. Casual Observation.
On first ploughing, heavy spread of pot boilers, ash, charcoal, and charred soil.
See photograph (S1).
Reported by . Information from (S2).
A sample of the pot boilers were donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1954.140).
The location of this site is marked on a subsequently produced map indicating the locations of various discoveries made on the Field House estate .
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 30 August 2016.
October 1992. Field Observation.
Mound survives in pasture at north end of site ; said to be well preserved. Site ploughed once. Unsuccessful attempts to drain field - spring nearby.
D. Gurney (NLA), 19 October 1992.]
- BURNT MOUND (Undated)
- HEARTH (Undated)
- BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
- POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC? to 42 AD?)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Photograph: 1954. Unknown Photograph. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Binham. |
|<S1>||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
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