Record Details

NHER Number:21802
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint tools, from west of Woodhouse Farm

Summary

In 1985 a collection of Neolithic flint tools was recovered from the surface of a ploughed field here. Finds comprised part of a polished axe, a sickle of quite rare form and a scraper.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 220 963
Map Sheet:TM29NW
Parish:SAXLINGHAM NETHERGATE, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1985. Stray Find.
Found on ploughed field:
1 Neolithic polished flint axe, broken and reworked, 1 flint sickle of quite rare form and 1 flint scraper.
Identified by J. J. Wymer (NAU). See drawings (S1) (S2).
S. Margeson (NCM) 14 June 1984 (to NAU October 1985).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SICKLE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. 1985. Drawings of a Neolithic reworked polished flint axehead and a Neolithic flint sickle. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. 1985. Drawing of a Neolithic flint scraper. Paper. 1:1.

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