Record Details

NHER Number:4956
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Unprovenanced Mesolithic borers (Cranwich, poorly located)

Summary

Three Mesolithic borers found between 1910 and 1912 at an unknown location.

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Location

Parish:CRANWICH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

One borer found about 1910, one borer found about 1912. One borer with expanding triangular
base, broad flat point 9cm by 7.5cm (3.6 inches by 3 inches) found in about 1914. (S1), , (S3), (S4), (S5).
Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
R. R. Clark (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • BORER (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: 1911. Report 1910-11.. Cambridge Antiquarian Society Collection. Vol XV p 52.
---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 - Mesolithic.
<S1>Article in Serial: 1912. Appendix II. Purchases by the curator of the museum of Archaeology and Ethnology with grants from the Council. Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society. Vol XVI (New Series Vol X) pp 10-13. p 10.
<S3>Article in Serial: 1915. Cambridge Antiquarian Society Collection. Cambridge Antiquarian Society Collection. Vol XIX, p 95. p 95.
<S4>Article in Serial: 1915. Cambridge Antiquarian Society Collection. Cambridge Antiquarian Society Collection. Vol XIX, p 95. p 99.
<S5>Article in Serial: Layard, N. F. 1919. Flint Tools Showing Well-defined Finger-grips. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and Natural History. Vol XVII Pt 1 pp 1-12. Pl XIII.

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