Record Details

NHER Number:30174
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic arrowheads, scrapers, core, fabricator and axehead fragment


It is recorded that between 1937 and 1950 a number of Neolithic tools, including leaf and transverse arrowheads, scrapers, and an axehead fragment, were recovered from this area.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 772 884
Map Sheet:TL78NE

Full description

1937-1950. All marked 'Field opposite Weeting Row Fengate'.
Core fragment, leaf arrowhead, chisel arrowhead, oblique arrowhead, another fragmentary, another unfinished, nine scrapers, flaked axe, two retouched pieces.

1940-1947. Marked 'Opposite Park Cottage Fengate'.
Heavy missile head and scraper.

1940-1948. Marked 'Opposite Parkside Fengate'.
Core, chisel arrowhead, triangular arrowhead, three scrapers.

1936-1949. Marked 'Opposite Game Hut Fengate'.
Two leaf arrowheads, barbed and tanged arrowhead, retouched piece, fabricator.

According to F. Healy's Wissey Embayment gazetteer these are all the same field; however the field called 'Near Game Hut' she puts some way away at site NHER 30172.

All finds are in the NCM [1].
E. Rose (NAU), 1 December 1993.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Beaker - 4000 BC to 1700 BC)

Associated Finds

  • ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • CORE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FABRICATOR (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LEAF ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • TRANSVERSE ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources - none

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2024 Norfolk Historic Environment Service