Record Details

NHER Number:23864
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:?Mesolithic worked flints and Neolithic flint scraper

Summary

A Neolithic flint scraper was found here after tree felling before 1987. Fieldwalking here prior to December 1992 recovered a small number of potentially Mesolithic worked flints, including a retouched bladelet, retouched flake and small side and end scraper.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 9582 9071
Map Sheet:TL99SE
Parish:HOCKHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Pre 1987. Stray Find.
Found by [1] at [2] after tree felling:
1 Neolithic flint scraper.
Stated to have been seen by J.J. Wymer (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU), 31 July 1987. Information from (S1).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 26 September 2014.

Pre December 1992. Fieldwalking.
Found by [1] at [3]:
1 Mesolithic flint retouched bladelet, retouched flint flake and side and end scraper.
Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1998.407.23). Probably identified by P. Robins (NCM).
Listed as Mesolithic in the museum's records, although not stored with the other Mesolithic pieces from this collection.
P. Watkins (HES), 26 September 2014.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • RETOUCHED BLADE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC?)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC?)
  • SIDE AND END SCRAPER (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC?)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (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.

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