Record Details

NHER Number:14896
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic and Bronze Age flint tools (Surlingham, poorly located)


In 1915 a collection of Neolithic and Bronze Age flint implements was recovered from an unknown location in Surlingham. Finds included a tanged and barbed arrowhead, a leaf-shaped knife, two long flakes and a polished axehead.

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Full description

Exact site unknown.
Neolithic flint and 'eoliths'.
'[1] exhibited (October 18 1915) a series of implements found by him and [2] at Surlingham, Norfolk. These included a rechipped sub-Crag implement, and rechipped portion having an ochrous patina, a tanged and barbed arrowhead, a leaf-shaped knife, a small cone with two planes, two long flakes apparently of Cissbury type, and a polished axe with a hinge fracture at one end' - see (S1).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Associated Finds

  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 30 NW 25.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Article in Serial: 1916. Summary of Proceedings. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol II Pt II (for 1915-16) pp 320-325. p 320.

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