|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Prehistoric worked flints, Neolithic axehead and scrapers|
During the 1970s and 80s a number of worked flints, including a Neolithic axehead, a blade and some scrapers, were recovered from this area.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 100 037|
|Parish:||WYMONDHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
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.
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- 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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