Record Details

NHER Number:13315
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Upper Palaeolithic flint long blade


A Late Upper Palaeoliothic flint long blade was found at this location in 1949.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 170 264
Map Sheet:TG12NE

Full description

1949. Stray Find.
Found in "Keeper's Field at Woodgate" (location of field indicated by owner of Woodgate Hall to E. Rose (NAU), 21 March 1978):
1 prehistoric flint long blade. Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2008.200; retrospective accession). Information from (S1).

Although noted in (S2), this object is listed in (S3) as a Late Upper Palaeolithic flint blade (123mm long). The blade was examined by R. Jacobi who also identified it as Upper Palaeolithic; see detailed description in (S4).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 May 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Upper Palaeolithic - 40000 BC to 10001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • BLADE (Upper Palaeolithic - 40000 BC to 10001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 12 NE 15b.
<S1>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S2>Monograph: Wymer, J. J. and Bonsall, C. J. (eds). 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic Sites in England and Wales with a Gazetteer of Upper Palaeolithic Sites in England and Wales. Council for British Archaeology Research Report. No. 20. p 204.
<S3>Article in Serial: Robins, P. and Wymer, J. 2006. Late Upper Palaeolithic (Long Blade) Industries in Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLV Pt I pp 86-95. p 93.
<S4>Archive: R. Jacobi. -. Jacobi Archive. 217.

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