Record Details

NHER Number:29151
Type of record:Monument
Name:Probable prehistoric pit recorded along the Honingham to A47 Pipeline


A probable prehistoric pit was recorded during a watching brief on the Honingham to A47 Anglian Water pipeline.

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Grid Reference:TG 1136 1225
Map Sheet:TG11SW

Full description

26 June 1992. Watching Brief.
Honingham/A47 Pipeline, dug by Anglian Water contractors, not visible on stripped surface.
Probable prehistoric pit seen in section of pipeline. 0.68m deep, 1.75m wide, filled with abundant charcoal flecks and small pieces in loose silt sand (90%/10%). Lenses of reddened burnt soil visible
See report (S1) for further details.
The archive associated with this work has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2018.312).
J. Bown (NAU), 31 July 1992. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 18 April 2019.

Monument Types

  • PIT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PLANT REMAINS (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Bown, J. 1992. Report of Archaeological Monitoring at Easton Estate, Honingham, Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 31.

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