Record Details

NHER Number:16898
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flint tools, from Ponder's Farm lands


During 1971-72 a collection of prehistoric flint tools were recovered from the field surface here. Finds included pounders, scrapers, a knife and a broken axehead.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 831 180
Map Sheet:TF81NW

Full description

1971-2. Surface finds. From Second Blackhills Field, Ponder's Farm.
Flint tools.
Collection not seen because not kept separate.

13 May 1971.
Pounders (44F).
'Miscellaneous tools' (29-32X).

16 April 1972.
Scrapers (58-9W).

22 April 1972.
Scrapers (61-8W).

30 April 1972.
Broken axe (28C).
'Knife' (64R).
Pounders (43F).
Scrapers (72-6W).
E. Rose (NAU) 6 January 1981.

NHER 12453 lists other material found elsewhere in same field. Not apparently the same as above.
Not in finder's catalogue.
Some material from this field may be listed under 'Blackhills' in NHER 16907.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

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

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