|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.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 6382 1430|
|Parish:||WEST WINCH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
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.
- 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
|---||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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