Record Details

NHER Number:23230
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric occupation site two fields southwest of Harris Farm


Fieldwalking as part of the Fenland Survey recovered a concentration of prehistoric burnt flints indicative of occupation.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 7033 9574
Map Sheet:TL79NW

Full description

26 January 1987. Fenland fieldwalking.
Well weathered soil, young winter cereal.]
MTW 108.
Concentration pot boilers moderate and locally abundant but no flintwork. Spread over the full width of a gravelly loam ridge. 42m north to south x 33m east to west maximum at 0.6-1.5m OD.
R. Silvester (NAU), 28 January 1987.

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 108. 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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