|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Possible flint mine|
The site of a possible Neolithic flint mine. A rapid identification survey in 1998 also observed these pits but it still not certain if they are the remains of a Neolithic flint mine or later marl pits.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TL 7780 9328|
|Parish:||CRANWICH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
F. N. Hawards 'suspected flint mines' (polished axes etc). Flint mining industry all over this area.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
February 1998. Rapid earthwork identification survey.
The complex of pits was visible but it is still not certain that they form part of a Neolithic flint mine or later marl extraction pits.
S. Howard (HES), 16 August 2011.
- MARL PIT? (Unknown date)
- FLINT MINE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. |
|---||Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Cranwich. |
|<S1>||Unpublished Contractor Report: Pendleton, C. and Sommers, M. 1998. Rapid Earthwork Identification Survey for Forest Enterprise. Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 98/25. |
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