Record Details

NHER Number:11934
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric worked flints, Neolithic axehead and scrapers

Summary

During the 1970s and 80s a number of worked flints, including a Neolithic axehead, a blade and some scrapers, were recovered from this area.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 100 037
Map Sheet:TG10SW
Parish:WYMONDHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1976. Stray Find.
Found on field surface:
1 Neolithic chipped flint axe, 5.2cm maximum width, 16.9cm minimum length. End broken in antiquity (impurity in flint inside). Made from a wide thick blade? See drawing (S1).
Also a number of waste flakes, not necessarily human.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 3 August 2014.

1977. On same site on field surface.
Long pointed blade with blunting retouch down one edge, and other flints including scrapers.
Only blade seen at NCM.

25 March 1986.
More worked flint.
Compiled by W. Milligan (NCM), 19 August 1986.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Illustration: Gregory, T. 1976. Drawing of a Neolithic flaked flint axehead. Card. 1:1.

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