Record Details

NHER Number:2998
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic pick

Summary

A Neolithic flint pick, found in 1930.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0420 1721
Map Sheet:TG01NW
Parish:ELSING, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1930. Casual Find.
A Neolithic flint pick was found on the banks of the Wensum on Penny Spot Farm while digging a hole for a post.
The pick was altered from an adze and measures 33cm long and 5cm wide, with polish on the tip and a flake scar on one side.
Information from (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM)

1986.
Informant states that local people say the pick was found in the small wood at a grid reference known as The Bog.
E. Rose (NAU) 13 January 1986.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • PICK (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 01 NW 7.
---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. Elsing.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1930. Eastern Daily Press. 6 December.

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