Record Details

NHER Number:9777
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flints and undated spindle whorl

Summary

Prehistoric flint flakes, scrapers and fragments of two Neolithic axeheads were found in the gardens of the Old Hall along with a stone spindle whorl.

Images - none

Location

Parish:CAISTOR ST EDMUND, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pre 1973.
From gardens of Old Hall (around TG 233 038)
Flakes, scrapers, two tranchet derived axe fragments.
A. K. Gregory (NAU), 1973.

Also stone spindle whorl.
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Caister St Edmund.

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