Record Details

NHER Number:4098
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint gouge


Neolithic flint gouge found on edge of quarry pit in 1989.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 8030 1493
Map Sheet:TF81SW

Full description

Palaeolithic finds from the Thorpe Pits previously detailed in this record are now recorded under NHER 4097.

5 October 1989. Stray Find.
Surface find on landscaped area by gravel pit. Roughly flaked two ended gouge made on a thick (about 1.5cm) piece of grey flint with flaking restricted to each side and the cutting ends. 12.3 cm long, 4cm maximum width. Neolithic. Presumably dragged by machine from nearby original land surface. Now held by the NCM (NWHCM : 2001.151.1).
J. Wymer (NAU), 5 January 1990. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 12 June 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • GOUGE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 81 SW 1 [2].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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