Record Details

NHER Number:2255
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint 'saw'


In 1903 a Neolithic flint 'saw' was dredged from the bed of the River Ouse in the parish of Wiggenhall St Germans. The exact location of this discovery is unclear.

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Full description

1903. Dredged from bed of Ouse.
A flint saw, 2 2/5 inches (6cm) long. Finder H. J. Hillens - 1900.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • SAW (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. Wiggenhall St Germans.
<S1>Publication: Clarke, W.G.. MSS. p.126. p 126.
<S2>Article in Serial: Clarke, W. G. 1907. The Distribution of Flint and Bronze Implements in Norfolk. Transactions of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society. Vol VIII Pt III (for 1906-1907) pp 393-409. p 403.

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