Record Details

NHER Number:39703
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint blade

Summary

A Mesolithic flint blade segment with retouch or use wear was found in the garden of 3, The Paddocks.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 97583 17542
Map Sheet:TF91NE
Parish:BEETLEY, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Before 20 July 2003. Casual Find.
A struck flint was recovered from the garden of 3 The Paddocks.
Portable Antiquities Record identified:
Mesolithic flint blade segment with retouch/use wear. Segment of blade in pale grey speckled flint, damaged at the proximal end with loss of striking platform and snapped transversely at the distal end. Fine steep retouch along most of the remaining left lateral edge, and worn. The right edge has damage, probably accidental.
See (S1). This find was reported in (S2).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 September 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • RETOUCHED BLADE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished document: Portable Antiquities Scheme. Portable Antiquities Database sheet.
<S2>Article in serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 2003. Archaeological Finds in Norfolk in 2003. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt III pp 563-573. p 564.

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