Record Details

NHER Number:7919
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic or Neolithic flint implements (Diss, poorly located)


Mesolithic or Neolithic flint implements, including a pick and axes, found before 1931.

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Full description

Pre 1931. Stray Find.
According to (S1) the British Museum Sturge Collection includes 18 unprovenanced Neolithic flint implements from Diss, including 2 'celts' and 1 'pick'. Information from (S2).

A noted added to (S2) by E. Rose (NAU) suggests that some of these flints could be Mesolithic, although the reason for this assertion is not given.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 7 January 2014.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • 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. TM 17 NW 29.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Publication: Smith, R. A. 1931. The Sturge Collection: an illustrated selection of flints from Britain bequeathed in 1919 by William Allen Sturge. pp 126-127.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Diss.

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