Record Details

NHER Number:12749
Type of record:Monument
Name:Mesolithic and undatable prehistoric worked flints

Summary

Undatable prehistoric flint flakes and a Mesolithic flint bladelet were found in rabbit scrapes in this area during the mid 1990s.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 968 429
Map Sheet:TF94SE
Parish:STIFFKEY, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

This area known to local people as Hills and Holes, a name usually used to denote an ancient ironworking site, though this is unlikely here.The square feature on the Ordnance Survey map is a cricket pitch.
Information given by [1].
E. Rose (NAU), 25 August 1977.

October 1995. Stray Find.
Found in rabbit's scrape in grass by [2]:
1 Mesolithic bladelet.
Information from [3].
E. Rose (NLA), 1 December 1995. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 13 July 2014.

April 1996. Stray Find. Extending slightly to east and west.
Found in rabbit scrapes:
Prehistoric flint flakes.
Probably identified by finder [3].
D. Gurney (NLA), 11 April 1996. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 13 July 2014.

Monument Types

  • SITE (placename, Unknown date)
  • SITE (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BLADE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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