|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Possible prehistoric burnt mound or hearth|
A layer of black charcoal with many prehistoric burnt flints in it was identified in the side of a drainage ditch or pipe trench. This may be a prehistoric burnt mound or hearth.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 0942 3626|
|Parish:||HEMPSTEAD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1977. Seen by A. Rogerson (NAU) in section in drainage ditch or pipe trench.
Layer of black charcoal ridden soil with profuse burnt flint. Around 10cm thick, at least 2m north to south and 1m east to west, minimum depth 1m, underneath layer of clean very natural looking gravel itself beneath topsoil. Called Mesolithic or Palaeolithic by A. Rogerson (NAU), but evidence?
- BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
- HEARTH (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
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