|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Possible Neolithic flint mine|
In 1870 a possible Neolithic flint mine was discovered at this location. A visit to the site in 1908 recorded a number of Neolithic flint implements along with an encircling earthen bank – presumably of contemporary date.
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|Grid Reference:||TL 8330 9494|
|Parish:||STANFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
1870. Flint mine claimed. Deer antlers, one NCM 300.958.
1908. Revisited by W.G. Clarke; Neolithic flints in and around, and encircling banks suggested.
See discussion in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 21 January 1986.
- BANK (EARTHWORK) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- FLINT MINE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- PIT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- PICK (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
Sources and further reading
|---||Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 1997. Addenda to Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1995. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt IV p 564. |
|---||Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Stanford. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|---||Photograph: CXU 3. |
|<S1>||Publication: Clarke, W. G. 1922. Our Homeland Prehistoric Antiquities: and how to study them. p 103. |
|<S2>||Article in Serial: 1911. Summary of Proceedings. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol I Pt I (for 1909-1910) pp 109-121. p 116. |
|<S3>||Publication: Clarke, W. G. 1925. In Breckland Wilds. First Edition. p 181. |
|<S4>||Article in Serial: Clarke, G. and Piggott, S. 1933. The Age of the British Flint Mines. Antiquity. Vol 7 No 26 pp 166-183. p 166. |
|<S5>||Article in Serial: Greenwell, W. 1870. On the Opening of Grime's Graves in Norfolk. Journal of the Ethnological Society of London. Vol II No 4 pp 419-439. p 432. |
|<S6>||Article in Serial: 1901. Journal of the British Archaeological Association, New Series. Vol XII, p 184. p 184. |
|<S7>||Article in Monograph: Sainty, J. E. 1935. Norfolk Prehistory. Report of the Annual Meeting, 1935. Norwich, September 4-11. British Association for the Advancement of Science. Appendix pp 60-71. p 67. |
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