Record Details

NHER Number:6781
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic leaf arrowhead from above Playford Hills


A Neolithic leaf-shaped flint arrowhead was found in 1904.

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Full description

October 22 1904.
Copper Age!! leaf arrowhead.
F. Barclay Collection.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Probably same as chipped translucent leaf-shaped spearhead 5.5cm (2 2/5 inches) long, 2cm (5/6 inches) wide, found in a field above Playfords Hills, Sidestrand, 1904. This was practically without patina.
Information from (S1).
R.J. Rickett (NAU), 21 May 1990.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • LEAF ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: 1913. Summary of Proceedings. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol I Pt III (for 1912-13) pp 378-382. p 381.
---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. Sidestrand.
<S1>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Records / Pastscape.

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