Record Details

NHER Number:16914
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flint tools, from Ponder's and Washpit Farms

Summary

During the period 1970-74 a collection of prehistoric flint tools were recovered from the surface of fields belonging to these two farms. Find types comprised arrowheads, scrapers, pounders and axeheads.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 822 189
Map Sheet:TF81NW
Parish:ROUGHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1970-4. Surface finds. From Westacre Breck, Ponders and Washpit Farms
Flint tools.
Collection not seen because not kept separate and not necessarily all retained.

9 April 1971.
Arrowhead leaf (25A).

14 January 1973.
Scraper (98-9a).
Miscellaneous tools (5-10m).
Pounder (60-1F).

9 February 1973.
Scraper (12b).
Miscellaneous tools (55-6m).

5 April 1973.
Scrapers (74-9b).

14 April 1973 (27-31d).

16 February 1974.
Arrowheads (44A), finder [1].
Miscellaneous tools (2-3i).
Scrapers (251-5).
Broken axe (46C).

31 August 1974.
Axe (20B).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HAMMERSTONE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LEAF ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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

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