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Unique ID: BERK-FF5115

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a Late Neolithic to Bronze Age flint blade core. Mid-brown patinated flint with some patination occuring across the broken surface of the core. Circa 2500-800 BC. Dimensions: length 29.42mm; width 25.52mm; thickness 10.71mm; weight 8.60g


This is just part of a large scatter of finds across the field that includes Prehistoric lithics, Roman, Medieval - Post Medieval.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Returned to finder.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2500 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.42 mm
Width: 25.52 mm
Thickness: 10.71 mm
Weight: 8.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1978 - Thursday 1st January 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Paula Levick
Identified by: Mrs Kate Sumnall

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's collection number: 754

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
To be known as: Chipping Norton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
Current location: Returned to finder.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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