Record Details

NHER Number:6615
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint finds


A Neolithic flint chisel, two scrapers and a knife were found in 1904.

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Full description

1) Unpolished chisel, measuring 15.2cm by 1.9cm (6 inches by 1 3/4 inches).

2) Triangular scraper, measuring 6.3cm by 4cm (2 1/2 inches by 1 5/8 inches).

3) Circular scraper, 4cm (1 5/8 inches) in diameter.

4) Knife with worked back, measuring 7.4cm by 1.5cm (2 7/8 inches by 5/8 of an inch).
(Sandy Site Types), (S1), (S2).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • CHISEL (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---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 - Neolithic. Gressham.
<S1>Article in Serial: Clarke, W. G. 1907. The Distribution of Flint and Bronze Implements in Norfolk. Transactions of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society. Vol VIII Pt III (for 1906-1907) pp 393-409. p 400.
<S2>Publication: Clarke, W.G.. Mss 126. 2.

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