Find spot of two Bronze Age beakers SE of Clumber Lake, Clumber Park

Record ID:  60295*0 / MNA111897
Record type:  Find Spot
Protected Status: None Recorded
NT Property:  Clumber Park; Midlands
Civil Parish:  Clumber and Hardwick; Bassetlaw; Nottinghamshire
Grid Reference:  SK 6361 7504
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Summary

These two long necked beakers were found in the bank of Clumber Lake in 1961. The find may suggest that the are contained a former barrow site.

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One of two Bronze Age Beakers found at Clumber Park in c.1960 © National TrustOne of two Bronze Age Beakers found at Clumber Park in c.1960 © National Trust
One of two Bronze Age Beakers found at Clumber Park in c.1960 © National TrustOne of two Bronze Age Beakers found at Clumber Park in c.1960 © National Trust

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Description

(1) These two long necked beakers were found in the bank of Clumber Lake in 1961.

(2) Two intact vessels were recovered from Clumber lake edge (in section). Further investigation suggested the remains of a ditch which might be a ploughed-out barrow. The area is under woodland and has suffered erosion at the lake edge from both the water and fisherman use.

(3) The beakers were loaned to, and put on display at, Bassetlaw Museum. Bronze Age beaker, c.1800 B.C. Necked beaker of Clarkes's Southern British Beaker Group 54. Found at Clumber Park in 1960.

References

  • SNA66704 - Report: BSA Heritage. 2013. Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire - Archaeology Report.

  • SNA67044 - Document: National Trust East Midlands. 1987. Loan agreements between the NT & Bassetlaw Museum for the Clumber House Excavation Archive & Bronze Age Beakers.

  • SZE4908 - Unpublished document: Harry Beamish. 1986. The National Trust Archaeological Survey: Clumber Park.

Designations

None Recorded

Other Statuses and References

  • Country Park
  • National Monuments Record Reference: SK67NW4
  • Site of Special Scientific Interest (Biological)

Associated Events

  • ENA8201 - Field Survey, Archaeological survey of features at Clumber Park estate

Associated Finds

None Recorded

Related Records

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