Record Details

NHER Number:23654
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Concentration of prehistoric burnt flints north of Hubbards Drove


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

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 6291 9848
Map Sheet:TL69NW

Full description

1 April 1987. Fenland fieldwalking. North of Hubbards Drove.
Weathered ploughsoil.

HLG 4.
Sparse concentration potboilers but no flints. On gentle north slope of island. Soil gravelly and sandy 19m east to west x 12m north to south at 5.5m OD.
R. Silvester (NAU), 1 April 1987.

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

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. HLG 4. 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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