Record Details

NHER Number:23135
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible prehistoric occupation two fields northwest of Broadfen Farm


Fieldwalking as part of the Fenland Survey recovered a sparse concentration of prehistoric burnt flints on the edge of a greensand island. These may be indicative of prehistoric occupation.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 6961 9654
Map Sheet:TL69NE

Full description

18 November 1986. Fenland fieldwalking.
Rolled and partly weathered.
MTW 65.
Sparse concentration pot boilers on edge of greensand island, no flints. 16m east to west x 10m north to south at 1.4m OD.
R. Silvester (NAU), 19 November 1986.

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

Monument Types

  • OCCUPATION SITE? (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. MTW 65. FENS.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Silvester, R. J. 1991. The Fenland Project, Number 4: The Wissey Embayment and the Fen Causeway, Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 52.
<S1>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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