Record Details

NHER Number:6192
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:?Mesolithic flint burin and scraper

Summary

In 1961 a prehistoric flint burin and a scraper were found on the surface of this field. Both were recorded as Mesolithic, although it appears that the scraper at least may be of a less certain date

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 0819 4425
Map Sheet:TG04SE
Parish:SALTHOUSE, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1961. Stray Find.
Found on surface in field immediately next to sea, close to road leading from main road:
1 Mesolithic burin and 1 scraper. Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1961.92). Information from (S1).
These discoveries were reported in (S2). These objects are both listed in (S3), although it is noted that the scraper is of uncertain date.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 13 July 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)

Associated Finds

  • BURIN (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards.
---Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Mesolithic.
<S2>Serial: 1961. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1961. No 8. p 4.
<S3>Archive: R. Jacobi. -. Jacobi Archive. 10330.

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