Record Details

NHER Number:3030
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint flake

Summary

A Mesolithic flint flake was found in a strawberry field here in 1970.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 090 184
Map Sheet:TG01NE
Parish:GREAT WITCHINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1970. Stray Find.
Found by [1] while hoeing strawberries on Walsis Farm:
1 Mesolithic worked flint flake. Retained by finder. See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2). This discovery was reported in (S3).

This is possibly the 'miscellaneous implement' from a Walsis Farm "strawberry field" listed in (S4), which is recorded as being in the possession of [1] (although a second Mesolithic flint was recovered from a Walsis Farm strawberry field by the same finder, this object was donated to the Norwich Castle Museum - see NHER 3029).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 20 May 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 01 NE 19.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Clough, T. 1971. Drawing of a Mesolithic flint flake from Great Witchingham. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Mesolithic.
<S3>Serial: 1971. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1971. No 18. p 11.
<S4>Monograph: Wymer, J. J. and Bonsall, C. J. (eds). 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic Sites in England and Wales with a Gazetteer of Upper Palaeolithic Sites in England and Wales. Council for British Archaeology Research Report. No. 20. p 206.

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