Record Details

NHER Number:20577
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic and Neolithic worked flints

Summary

During the 1980s a number of prehistoric flint artefects were found on the surface of the field here. Finds comprised eighteen Mesolithic flint blades, ten Mesolithic flint flakes and a Neolithic flint arrowhead.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 660 190
Map Sheet:TF61NE
Parish:BAWSEY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1980s. Stray Find.
Found on surface of arable field by [1]:
1 Neolithic large triangular arrowhead.
A number of other flints found in the same area were amongst finds subsequently given to the King's Lynn Museum (KILLM : 1992.317). These included 18 micro-blades and ten small flakes, all of which are probably Mesolithic. Identified by J. J. Wymer (NAU) 16 August 1984.
Information from (S1). The Mesolithic finds are also noted in (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 4 December 2013.

Part of large scatter NHER 30297.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • BLADE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FLAKE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • TRIANGULAR ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S2>Article in serial: Smallwood, J. 1995. Postglacial Hunter-Gatherers. A review of the evidence for their presence in north-west Norfolk. The Annual. The Bulletin of the Norfolk Archaeological and Historical Research Group. No 4 pp 9-17.

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30297Part of: Multi-period finds (Find Spot)

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