Record Details

NHER Number:36023
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric worked flints

Summary

In 1973 a number of coarse Neolithic/Bronze Age worked flints were recovered at this location. A fieldwalking survey in 2000 recovered an additional prehistoric flint scraper.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9168 3988
Map Sheet:TF93NW
Parish:WIGHTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1973. Stray Find.
East of site of Crabb's Castle (destroyed) ploughed field:
Very coarse flints (Neolithic-Bronze Age), including scrapers.
Compiled by A. Lawson (NAU) 1973. Information from (S1).
Previously recorded under NHER 1061.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 22 April 2015.

2000. Systematic Fieldwalking Survey.
Non-collection fieldwalking undertaken as part of archaeological assessment of Holkham Estate (Field 5).
1 prehistoric flint scraper.
See report (S2) for further details.
K. Penn (NAU) 2 March 2001. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 22 April 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. NHER 1061.
<S2>Unpublished Contractor Report: Penn, K. 2000. The Holkham Estate, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk. Archaeological Survey (Final Report). Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 532.

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