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.
Identification Images (2)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
(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.
- 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- SZE4908 - Unpublished document: Harry Beamish. 1986.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.
Other Statuses and References
- Country Park
- National Monuments Record Reference: SK67NW4
- Site of Special Scientific Interest (Biological)
- ENA8201 - Field Survey, Archaeological survey of features at Clumber Park estate