|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Mesolithic flint flake|
A Mesolithic flint flake was found in a strawberry field here in 1970.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 090 184|
|Parish:||GREAT WITCHINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK|
1970. Stray Find.
Found by  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  (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.
- FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
- FLAKE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. |
|---||Archive: 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>||Archive: 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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