Record Details

NHER Number:25485
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic flake and Neolithic scraper


A Palaeolithic primary flint flake, a Neolithic scraper and a prehistoric burnt flint were found in molehills on Clark's Acre, Neatherd Moor.

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Grid Reference:TG 0022 1362
Map Sheet:TG01SW

Full description

1989 or earlier. Stray Find.
Finds in molehills on Clarke's Acre, Neatherd Moor:
1 Palaeolithic primary flint flake. Rolled and with toadbelly patina. Condition puts this as Palaeolithic. Chipping on edges probably ancient damage and not secondary working.
1 Neolithic thick end scraper.
1 ?prehistoric 'pot boiler'.
Identified by J. Wymer (NAU).
These discoveries were reported in (S1) and the Palaeolithic flake is noted on (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 10 October 1989. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 10 January 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 1000000 BC to 40001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)
  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC? to 42 AD?)
  • END SCRAPER (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. 1990. Archaeological Finds in Norfolk 1989. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLI Pt I pp 96-106. p 96.
<S2>Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. Dereham.

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