Record Details

NHER Number:8531
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Beaker pottery


Fragments of Beaker pottery found when holes were dug for new electricity pylons in 1958.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 440 155
Map Sheet:TG41NW

Full description

March 1958.
Most of a bell beaker (a) and 2 sherds of another bell beaker (b) found while digging post-holes for an overhead power line, about 1.5m (5ft) down in sand in an arable field. 3rd pylon to east from 1/4m west-southwest of Rollesby Church.
a. decorated with herringbone comb impressions.
b. decorated with comb impressions.
E.B. Green (NCM).

Map calls 'B' Beaker and Rusticated ware.
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Serial: 1958. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries. Vol 5. p 4.
---Publication: Clarke, D. L. 1970. Beaker Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland. Vol 2. Nos 584; Fig 392.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 41 NW 6.
---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 - Neolithic. Rollesby.

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