|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Prehistoric flint tools, from Washpit Farm lands|
During 1971-75 a collection of flint tools were recovered from the surface of fields at this farm. Some of the flint pieces found included an arrowhead, scrapers, 'agricultural implements' and a knife. It has also been speculated that a post medieval lime kiln was once located in this field, although there is no physical evidence on site to support this.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 817 205|
|Parish:||ROUGHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
1971-5. Surface finds. From Massingham Field, Washpit Farm.
Collection not seen because not kept separate and not necessarily all retained.
11 June 1972.
Miscellaneous tools (40-44X).
1 April 1971.
9 February 1975.
Miscellaneous tools (86i).
2 January 1972.
'Agricultural implement' (12L).
17 April 1971.
Miscellaneous tools (24S).
11 October 1972.
E. Rose (NAU) 10 February 1981.
(S1) notes a local story of a limekiln in this field.
No traces found by R. Jones (KLM) who says it is a folk memory.
E. Rose (NAU) 20 October 1981.
- LIME KILN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- KNIFE (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. |
|<S1>||Map: King's Lynn Museum. KLM 6 inch Record Map. |
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