Record Details

NHER Number:24364
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Possible prehistoric pottery sherd


Fenland fieldwalking in 1988 recovered a single sherd of coarse heavily gritted pottery from the field here. This pottery sherd was felt to date to the late prehistoric period.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 6111 9392
Map Sheet:TL69SW

Full description

3 March 1988. Fenland fieldwalking, good conditions, weathered ploughsoil. Low ridge of loam mineral soil.
Single sherd of coarse heavily gritted pottery. No flints or pot boilers.
Site SRY AW.
Find held by NCM.
R. Silvester (NAU) 7 March 1988.

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

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. SRY AW. FENS.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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