Record Details

NHER Number:19888
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric burnt flint


Fieldwalking as part of the Fenland Survey recovered a scatter of prehistoric burnt flint about 15m in diameter. No worked flint was found.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 6699 8796
Map Sheet:TL68NE

Full description

3 January 1984. Fenland fieldwalking.
On end of long sand with some gravel island.
Scatter of pot boiler, not dense, no flints seen. No material collected. About 15m diameter.
R. Silvester (NAU), 3 January 1984.

For full details of wares, flint types etc see (S1).

1996/1997. Within reservoir investigation area.
For palaeoenvironmental appraisal see (S2) in file for NHER 5292.
D. Gurney (NLA) 23 May 1997.

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

---*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. FWL 8. FENS.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Archive: Fenland Folders.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Murphy, P. (UEA). 1997. Fenland Reservoir: appraisal of palaeoenvironmental implications. 19 May.

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