|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Mesolithic flint flints|
Sometime prior to 1969 a number of potentially Mesolithic worked flints, including cores and waste material, were recovered from this location. These finds may suggest that a flint working site was situated here.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 7014 4042|
|Parish:||RINGSTEAD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Before 1969. Fieldwalking. Old O.S field 153.
Various prehistoric worked flints found during fieldwalking by H. le Strange prior to 1969. These were identified by T. H. Mck. Clough (NCM) as cores and "waste material" of possible Mesolithic date. Information from (S1). See (S2) for further information on the fieldwork undertaken in Hunstranton District by le Strange. See NHER 1332 for details of further (currently unprovenanced) Mesolithic material found by le Strange in the Ringstead area.
E. Rose (NAU/NLA). Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 19 December 2013.
- FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
- CORE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
- DEBITAGE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
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Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Mesolithic. |
|<S2>||Article in Serial: Le Strange, H. 1968. A Collection of Flint Implements from the Hunstanton District. Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society. Vol LXI pp 1-7. |
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