Record Details

NHER Number:14917
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint microlith and Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age barbed and tanged flint arrowhead, Westacre Road (Swaffham, marginal)

Summary

The King's Lynn Museum holds a Mesolithic flint microlith and a Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age barbed and tanged flint arrowhead that were found at unknown locations on Westacre Road, Swaffham. The arrowhead is known to have been recovered in 1968.

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Location

Parish:SWAFFHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Unprovenanced finds from Westacre Road, Swaffham:

1968. Stray Find.
Found by [1] at unrecorded location on "Westacre Road":
1 Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age barbed and tanged flint arrowhead. Donated to King's Lynn Museum (KILLM : 1968.64).
This discovery was reported in (S1) and is also noted in (S2).
Information from F. Healy (NAU).
Compiled by E. Rose (NAU), 15 May 1979. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 15 August 2014.

Unknown date. Stray Find.
The King's Lynn Museum also holds a Mesolthic flint microlith that is recorded as being from Westacre Road Swaffham. This was identified by R. Jacobi and is described in (S3). It is listed as having no accession number and no other details are recorded.
P. Watkins (HES), 15 August 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)

Associated Finds

  • MICROLITH (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Serial: 1968. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1968. No 15. p 11.
<S2>Thesis: Healy, F.. 1978. The Neolithic in Norfolk. p 655.
<S3>Archive: R. Jacobi. -. Jacobi Archive. 10368.

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