Record Details

NHER Number:1393
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic fint working site and finds

Summary

A Neolithic flint working site was noted in 1962. Implements found included a partly polished axehead, scrapers, a broken stone macehead and two barbed and tanged arrowheads.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 695 398
Map Sheet:TF63NE
Parish:OLD HUNSTANTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1962. Surface flint industry from LeStrange's site 44. Scrapers
E. Rose (NAU).

Chipped flint axe with polished cutting edge: photographs (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NAU). (S2).

Industry includes two barbed and tanged arrowheads and a broken stone mace head. Information from F. Healy (NAU). E. Rose. (S3).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • MACE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Hunstanton [2].
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
<S2>Article in serial: Le Strange, H. 1968. A Collection of Flint Implements from the Hunstanton District. Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society. Vol LXI pp 1-7. LXI 1-7, Fig. 2.9.
<S3>Article in serial: Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society. Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society. Vol LXI, 2:6,3:10,11 : 9:3.

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