Record Details

NHER Number:30751
Type of record:Monument
Name:Flint working site

Summary

A flint working floor was discovered in 1991/2. Undisturbed, it contained many worked flints, including cores, end scrapers and an arrowhead. The site is either late Neolithic or early Bronze Age. Pot boilers were found nearby.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 7739 9600
Map Sheet:TL79NE
Parish:CRANWICH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

November 1991 to February 1992.
Large numbers of worked flint from an undisturbed working floor.
Cores, end scraper and finely made oblique arrowhead.
Probably Late Neolithic or Early Bronze Age.
Identified by P.Robins (NCM), see descriptions and notes in file.
Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1999.1.12.17).
W.Milligan (NCM) 20 June 1994.

11 November 1991.
To west of above find:
Pot boilers 15cm deep 12x15m sq. On silt at bottom of stripped peat.
Prehistoric 3 worked flints.
Details in file.
W.Milligan (NCM) 14 November 1991.

11 September 1997. W.Milligan (NCM) suggests that these finds really came from
site 33166.
E.Rose (NLA) 27 November 1997.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC WORKING SITE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC WORKING SITE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • CORE (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • END SCRAPER (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • TRANSVERSE ARROWHEAD (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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