Record Details

NHER Number:2735
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint chisel


In 1909 a worn Neolithic flint chisel was recovered from Wretham. The exact location and circumstances of its discovery are not known.

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Full description

Slim chisel with rounded faces and sides, bearing one pointed and one rounded end (showing wear).
Dimensions of 9.4cm x 15.2cm (3.7in x 6in).
See (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Possibly the same implement described in (S2).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

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: 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. Wretham (West).
<S1>Article in Serial: 1911. Appendix II. Purchases by the curator of the museum of Archaeology and Ethnology with grants from the Council. Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiqarian Society. Vol XV (New Series Vol IX) pp 10-12. p 10.
<S2>Article in Serial: 1910. [unknown]. Cambridge Archaeological Society Collection. Vol XIV, p 53.

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