Record Details

NHER Number:15325
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint finds

Summary

A scatter of Neolithic flint tools was found in 1979, including two fabricators, a tiny axehead and a knife or scraper.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 923 423
Map Sheet:TF94SW
Parish:WELLS NEXT THE SEA, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1979 or before. Stray Find.
Scatter in field around old pit:
2 Neolithic fabricators, one 9cm long and one 13cm.
1 Neolithic tiny thin-butted axe, 8cm long and 4cm maximum width. See drawing (S1).
Tool, heavily iron-stained 10cm long.
Knife or scraper made on flake (retouched).
Shown to E. Rose by S. Rickett (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU), 1 October 1979.

See NAU report (S2) in file NHER 35996.
D. Gurney (NLA), 22 August 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FABRICATOR (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. 1979. Drawing of a Neolithic small flaked flint axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Unpublished Document: NAU. 2000. NAU Report No. 532. Holkham Estate Survey..

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