Record Details

NHER Number:7194
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint chisel


A Neolithic flint chisel with a polished cutting edge was found on this field during sugar beet hoeing.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0137 2328
Map Sheet:TG02SW

Full description

July 1970. Stray Find.
Found during sugar beet hoeing:
Neolithic flint chisel with polished cutting edge.
Identified by T. Clough (NAU). Information from (S1).
This discovery was reported in (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 11 November 2019.

This is almost certainly the same object as a Neolithic flint chisel that was examined by J. Wymer (NAU) at some point during the 1980s. This implement is recorded as having been found at [1] and is described as a broken polished flint chisel with square section. See drawing (S3).
P. Watkins (HES), 11 November 2019.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • CHISEL (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 02 SW 13.
---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 - Neolithic. Bintree.
<S2>Serial: 1970. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1970. No 17. p 4.
<S3>Illustration: Wymer, J. 1980s. Drawing of a Neolithic polished flint chisel. Paper. 1:1.

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