Record Details

NHER Number:28220
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Upper Palaeolithic flint blade


In 1990 a Late Upper Palaeolithic flint long blade was recovered from this site.

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Grid Reference:TL 7385 9095
Map Sheet:TL79SW

Full description

19 November 1990. Stray Find.
Found on ploughed surface. 10 cm long blade, patinated with ancient edge damage. Modern edge damage at each end. This discovery was reported in (S1).
Initially recorded as being possibly of late Upper Palaeolithic or early Mesolithic date by J. J. Wymer (NAU). Subsequently included in a list of Late Upper Palaeolithic long blade sites in Norfolk (S2).
A. Rogerson (NAU), 21 November 1990. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 28 May 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Upper Palaeolithic - 40000 BC to 10001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • BLADE (Upper Palaeolithic - 40000 BC to 10001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1992. Archaeological Finds in Norfolk 1991. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLI Pt III pp 362-370. p 363.
<S2>Article in Serial: Robins, P. and Wymer, J. 2006. Late Upper Palaeolithic (Long Blade) Industries in Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLV Pt I pp 86-95. p 94.

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