Record Details

NHER Number:4743
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic worked flints from east bank of Cut-off Channel


Two Neolithic long patinated flint flakes, a flint scraper and part of a petit tranchet derivative arrowhead were found in 1962.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 716 958
Map Sheet:TL79NW

Full description

1962. On east bank of Cut-off Channel between White House, Northwold, and Methwold Hythe, but mainly south
of Thornham Road.
Two long patinated flint flakes.
One scraper.
Fragment of petit tranchet derivative.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

(S1) says under east bank of Cut-Off Channel.
E. Rose (NLA).

Parts of this site are now NHER 23045/context 7 and NHER 19655/context 3 where scatter overlaps into these fields.
E. Rose (NAU), 5 November 1986.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • TRANSVERSE ARROWHEAD (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.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Methwold.
<S1>Map: NCM. NCM Record Map.

Related records

23045Related to: Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age occupation site and multi-period finds, Methwold Hythe (Monument)
19655Related to: Prehistoric worked flint, Neolithic polished axehead and medieval pottery (Find Spot)
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