Record Details

NHER Number:24245
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric flints from field west of Heath Plantation


A concentration of prehistoric pot boilers, Neolithic scrapers and Bronze Age flint implements including cores, arrowheads and flakes found during fieldwalking.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2206 3902
Map Sheet:TG23NW

Full description

November 1987. Found in fieldwalking.
Context 2. pot boilers all over field, concentration at 2206 3893.
W. Milligan (NCM) 1 December 1987.

December 1987.
All over field: flints.
Neolithic late Neolithic thumbnail scraper.
Bronze Age 11 scrapers, 6 cores, 5 retouched flakes, 42 flakes, unfinished arrowhead (leaf), bifacial fabricator.
See (S1) in file.
Identified by J. Wymer (NAU).
W. Milligan (NCM) 12 January

Neolithic scraper, cortex of good black flint.
All details as last entry.
W. Milligan (NCM) 6 July 1988.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FABRICATOR (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • LEAF ARROWHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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