Record Details

NHER Number:9355
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint artefacts


In the early 20th century various Neolithic flint artefacts were found in Cringleford parish. The exact location and nature of their discovery are uncertain. This collection included two arrowheads, a polished axehead and a harpoon barb.

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Full description

About 1920 to 21.
Polished axehead.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Harpoon barb, two petit tranchet derivatives.
One fragment from a polished axe and flint sickle from Cringleford appear in (S1).
Two saws listed in (S2).
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • HARPOON (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SAW (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SICKLE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • TRANSVERSE ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Cringleford.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
<S2>Article in serial: 1920. Summary of Proceedings. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol III Pt II (for 1919-20) pp 315-322. pp 316, 322.

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