Record Details

NHER Number:12278
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic knife


A Neolithic knife, made of flint, and medieval pottery fragments have been found on this site.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 741 056
Map Sheet:TF70NW

Full description

About 1972 to 3. On surface.
Chipped flint knife in brown flint. Unifacial with overlapping retouch.
See (S1) in the Illustration Library.
A. Lawson (NAU) 4 March 1977.

Medieval sherds also found here March 1977 by A. Rogerson (NAU).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Medieval - 4000 BC to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • KNIFE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Lynn Advertiser. 1908. Discoveries at Beechamwell & Shingham. 27 November.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Lawson, A.. 1977. Drawing of a Neolithic flint knife.. Paper. 1:1.

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