Record Details

NHER Number:22036
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint find

Summary

A Neolithic flint flake was recovered during roadworks in 1985.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 9222 8648
Map Sheet:TL98NW
Parish:BRIDGHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

8 October 1985. Staff fieldwork. Found on disturbed surface of sand in process of being bulldozed prior to construction of dual carriageway of A11 road.
Flint flake 7.5cm long. Grey, lustrous unpatinated flint. Prominent butt and cone of percussion. Modern damage on one side. This was the only artefact seen in walking the entire length of the road works in both directions, from the east side of Peddar's Way to a little west of the point where this flake was found, and conditions for collecting were good.
Identified by J.J.Wymer (NAU) 16 December 1985.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished document: Sibbett, N.; Taylor, M. and Nickson, B.. 2008. Brettenham Heath National Nature Reserve Management Plan, January 2008-January 2013..

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