Record Details

NHER Number:20944
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic worked flints

Summary

Neolithic worked flints including a polished axehead, a leaf-shaped arrowhead and scrapers were found. The exact location and nature of their discovery are unclear.

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Location

Parish:GOODERSTONE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Pre November 1984. From unknown location, or locations, in the parish.
Finely polished flint axe (12.5cm) of grey flint in good fresh condition but for some recent flakes off the cutting end.
Leaf arrowhead patinated.
So called 'fabricator' or possibly a strike a light. Note the slight polish on rounded end.
Borer.
Large thick flake with heavy battering along one edge, possibly used as a chopper.
Eighteen scrapers, including one large and one small oval scraper with traces of polish possibly imparted by use.
Discoidal tortoise core, late Neolithic.
Information from D. Wicks (NAU).
J. J. Wymer (NAU), November 1984.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • BORER (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • CORE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FABRICATOR (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LEAF ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • STRIKE A LIGHT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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