Record Details

NHER Number:17096
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flint tools, from Washpit Farm lands


During the period 1971-73 a number of prehistoric flint tools were found on the surface of a field here. The collection of finds included scrapers and a broken axehead.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 815 203
Map Sheet:TF82SW

Full description

1971-3. Surface finds. Sheepwalk Field, Washpit Farm.
Flint tools.
Collection, not seen because not kept separate and not necessarily all retained.

30 August 1971.
Scraper (15-20U).
Miscellaneous tools (63S).

18 June 1972.
Scraper (26-9Y).
Miscellaneous tools (51-3X).

25 June 1972.
Scraper (35-41Y).
Miscellaneous tools (57X)

25 June 1972.
Scraper (60Y).

22 April 1973.
Scraper (62d).

14 October 1973.
Miscellaneous tools (75n).
Broken axe (43C).
E. Rose (NAU) 24 February 1981.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

Related records - none

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