Record Details

NHER Number:11421
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint blade and a replica (or foreign) flint object

Summary

A Mesolithic flint blade and a notched flint 'lancehead' (believed to be a modern replica or a foreign find) were found here in 1976.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 7942 9443
Map Sheet:TL79SE
Parish:DIDLINGTON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1976. Stray Find.
Found at a depth of 2ft [0.7m] "at base of peat over gravel":
1 prehistoric notched flint "lancehead". Thought be either a Brandon copy of a Clovis Folsom point (i.e. a modern object) or a genuine foreign find. This object was donated to the NCM (NWHCM : 1976.516).
Found "nearby"
1 Mesolithic broken flint blade. Also donated to the NCM (NWHCM : 1976.517).
These discoveries were reported in (S1).
E.Rose (NAU). Information from (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 30 April 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Associated Finds

  • BLADE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Serial: 1976. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1976. No 23. p 7.
<S2>Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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