Record Details

NHER Number:32830
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic to Bronze or Iron Age period worked flints

Summary

Fieldwalking in 1997 recovered a number of prehistoric worked flints and a fragment of worked bone. The flints include pieces likely to be from a Mesolithic/Early Neolithic blade-making tradition, although some pieces appears to have made/reused during the later prehistoric period.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 7265 0012
Map Sheet:TF70SW
Parish:OXBOROUGH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

May 1997. Fieldwalking. [1].
Multi-period prehistoric flint assemblage recovered. These appear to represent an early (?Mesolithic or Early Neolithic) blade-making tradition with later (?Bronze Age/Iron Age) prehistoric reuse of some items. A small fragment of worked bone (from skull?) was also found. See notes in secondary file by P. Robins (NCM).
Comp. A.Rogerson (NLA), 12 June 1997. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 30 April 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC? to 3001 BC?)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Bronze Age to Early Iron Age - 2350 BC? to 401 BC?)

Associated Finds

  • WORKED OBJECT (Undated)
  • POT BOILER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC? to 3001 BC?)
  • END SCRAPER (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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