Record Details

NHER Number:22854
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic and Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age worked flints

Summary

Two Neolithic flint flakes were recovered from a water main trench here in 1986. A Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age barbed and tanged flint arrowhead was found at roughly the same location in 1992.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 2008 0989
Map Sheet:TG20NW
Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

30 April 1986. Field Observation.
Examination of pipe trench for Costessey Heigham Water Transfer Main. Found in trench south of old railway, north of dyke:
2 Neolithic flint flakes. Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1998.320.1).
Identifed by J. J. Wymer (NAU). Compiled by E. Rose (NAU), 12 August 1986.
Information from (S1). See map of pipeline route (S2) in file for NHERs 22843-22856 (No 13).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 2 June 2014.

1992. Fieldwalking.
1 Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age barbed and tanged flint arrowhead.
Not seen by NCM.
W.Milligan (NCM), 5 November 1992. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 2 June 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S2>Map: Wymer, J.. 1986. Annotated copy of Costessey Heigham Water Transfer Main Route Plan.

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