Record Details

NHER Number:2753
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint saw, near Thetford Warren Lodge

Summary

Around 1917 a double-edged flint saw of possible Mesolithic date was recovered from an unknown location near Thetford Warren Lodge (NHER 2760). See NHER for details of other Mesolithic finds found on Thetford Warren around this time.

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Location

Parish:THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Pre January 1917. Stray Find.
A double edge flint saw found near Thetford Warren Lodge was exhibited by W. G. Clarke at a meeting of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia on 8 January 1917. This object is illustrated in (S1), where it is described as being "…of black flint, with nearly 30 teeth on each edge…". Subsquently identified as Mesolithic.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 1 July 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • SAW (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Mesolithic.
<S1>Article in serial: 1917. Summary of Proceedings. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol II Pt III (for 1916-17) pp 459-466. p 461 Fig 95.

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