Record Details

NHER Number:3315
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flint flakes


In 1936 numerous flint flakes were recovered on the surface of Royden Common, almost on the Castle Rising boundary. In 1991 a black flint flake, of good quality with a hinge fracture, was also recovered.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 675 224
Map Sheet:TF62SE

Full description

1936. On surface of Royden Common almost on Castle Rising boundary.
Numerous flint flakes [1].
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

June 1991. Found while walking dog. [2]
Flake in black flint, good quality with hinge fracture.
Identified and compiled by E. Rose (NLA), November 1991.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 62 SE 12.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Roydon (Near Lynn).

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