Record Details

NHER Number:4998
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible site of Neolithic flint mine


The possible site of a Neolithic flint mine.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 7729 9305
Map Sheet:TL79SE

Full description

F. N. Hawards 'suspected flint mines' (polished axes etc). Flint mining industry all over this area.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

May 2020. Breckland National Mapping Programme.
No evidence of flint mining was identified on the consulted sources at this location, although see NHER 61154 550m to the southeast, and other pits, of probable post medieval date, recorded in the vicinity.
S. Tremlett (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 15th May 2020.

Monument Types

  • FLINT MINE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 79 SE 5.
---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. Cranwich.

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