Record Details

NHER Number:1325
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint flints

Summary

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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Location

Grid Reference:TF 7014 4042
Map Sheet:TF74SW
Parish:RINGSTEAD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

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.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)

Associated Finds

  • CORE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
  • DEBITAGE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)

Protected Status - none

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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