Record Details

NHER Number:23170
Type of record:Monument
Name:Concentration of prehistoric pot boilers, field in southeast angle of lane to Middleton


Fieldwalking in 1986 by the Fenland Survey recovered a general scatter of prehistoric pot boilers, as well as noting a concentration of pot boilers on a hill slope above the silt fen.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 6382 1430
Map Sheet:TF61SW

Full description

8 December 1986. Fenland fieldwalking very well weathered soil, cereal. Field in southeast angle of lane to Middleton.
Context 1 general scatter of pot boilers (no Fenland ref).
Context 2 at 6379 1422 concentration pot boilers moderate to abundant but no other finds. On hill slope above silt fen. 63m E-W x 32m N-S at 5.2m OD. WHW 4 (S1).
Finds in NCM.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S2).
R. Silvester (NAU), 8 December 1986.

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

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WHW 4. FENS. WHW 4.
<S2>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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