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    • Broad period: NEOLITHIC
    • Created by: Martin Foreman

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Record ID: NLM-7A63AD
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Grey flint debitage. A large flake with broad flakes removed from its dorsal side by hard hammer strike; the ventral surface is bulbar, with a positive hinge fracture along its longest straight edge. The struck surfaces have accumulated patches of misty patina suggesting the object was exposed to a calcareous environment. Thick cortex has formed over the struck surface on the dorsal side and has subsequently flaked away; probably due to water rolling in a riverside location. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC. Length: 41mm, Width: 50.4mm, Thickness: 7.3mm, Weight: 15.23gms
Created on: Tuesday 13th March 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th March 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'South Ferriby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-11E421
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Grey flint scraper. A small chip with broad parallel flakes struck from its dorsal side and with an originally concave ventral surface. Angled scalar retouch executed from the ventral aspect follows a curved edge, leaving a partial striking platform from earlier working as a butt. Discontinuous patches of thick creamy patina on this side only may suggest a subsequent period of exposure to a calcareous environment, and a presumably abrasive episode thereafter which has in part removed it. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC. Length: 20.1mm, Width: 22.4mm, Thickness: 6.3mm, Weigh…
Created on: Thursday 8th March 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th March 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bishop Norton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-11A753
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Grey flint with cortex debitage. Three small flakes. One has ancient creamy patina so thick as to constitute cortex, which has developed over previously struck surfaces, to be itself removed by subsequent hard hammer impact. This and another, similar, flake have a bulbar ventral surface over which misty patina indicates exposure to a calcareous environment. A third flake bears scars from the removal of broad flakes from its dorsal side and a flat ventral surface. In this case, only one end of the object bears misty patina suggesting exposure to a calcareous environment. Suggested date…
Created on: Thursday 8th March 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th March 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bracebridge Heath', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-117C3C
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pale grey flint debitage. A flake with broad flakes struck from its dorsal side by hard hammer, and with a bulb on its ventral surface. Dense white patina overall suggests the object endured a prolonged exposure to a calcareous environment after its deposition. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC. Length: 28.5mm, Width: 26.6mm, Thickness: 8mm, Weight: 6.04gms
Created on: Thursday 8th March 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th March 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bracebridge Heath', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-116842
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Grey flint debitage. A small flake with broad flakes struck from its dorsal side and with a flat ventral surface. A slightly paler outer surface may arise from exposure to a calcareous environment for a limited period. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC. Length: 16.7mm, Width: 28.2mm, Thickness: 4.7mm, Weight: 2.85gms
Created on: Thursday 8th March 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th March 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bracebridge Heath', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-D695A9
Object type: BORER
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Grey-buff flint, honey-coloured under transmitted light, borer. A sub-triangular flake with broad flakes struck from its dorsal side and with a bulb at one corner of an otherwise flat ventral surface. Very short abrupt retouch executed from the dorsal aspect follows a curving convex edge; the opposite edge appears to have received similar short abrupt retouch executed from the ventral aspect, defining a point where the two edges meet. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC. Length: 24.1mm, Width: 17.5mm, Thickness: 5.3mm, Weight: 2.19gms
Created on: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Low Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-D656DB
Object type: BURNT FLINT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Flint. A chip of lightly burnt flint with concentric crazing visible on both sides, and battered between them. Probably a fragment of debitage caught up in a fire. Dense creamy patina suggests it has endured long exposure to a calcareous environment. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC. Length: 20.2mm, Weight: 2.71gms
Created on: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NLM-D64905
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Flint debitage. Two tiny chips with broad or narrow parallel flakes struck from their dorsal sides and with bulbs on their ventral surfaces. White patina suggests they subsequently endured a period of exposure to a calcareous environment. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC. Combined Weight: 1.20gms
Created on: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NLM-D5F932
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Flint with cortex debitage. A small flake with broad flakes struck from its dorsal side and with a bulb on its ventral surface. Dense creamy patina on all struck surfaces suggests this has endured prolonged exposure to a calcareous environment. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC. Length: 25.4mm, Width: 15.5mm, Thickness: 7.1mm, Weight: 2.04gms
Created on: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NLM-D5F090
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Grey flint with cortex strip on one, debitage. A small chunk and a small flake, the former with flakes removed from around it and the latter with broad flakes struck from its dorsal side and with a bulbar ventral surface. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC. Combined Weight: 6.12gms
Created on: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NLM-D5E9FA
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Flint with cortex strip [one only]; debitage. Four flakes with broad flakes struck from their dorsal sides by hard hammer strike, and with a bulb on the ventral surface of the largest, Two more have concave ventral surfaces, while the dorsal and ventral sides are indistinguishable on the last and longest flake. Dense creamy patina has developed over all struck surfaces, suggesting these objects have endured prolonged exposure to a calcareous environment after their deposition. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC. Combined Weight: 24.44gms
Created on: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NLM-D5E0DB
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pale grey flint with cortex spots, debitage. Eight small chips of struck flint: five with a bulb on the ventral surface of which at least three also bear scars from the removal of small flakes from their dorsal sides. The remaining three chips also bear flake removal scars; in all cases from hard hammer strike. Patches of misty patina suggest they were subsequently exposed to a calcareous environment. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC. Combined Weight: 21.39gms
Created on: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NLM-D5D12A
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Grey flint with cortex spots; scraper. A flake of wavy profile with broad and narrow flakes struck from its dorsal side by hard hammer strike, and with a prominent bulb on the ventral surface. Patches of dense creamy patina have developed over the struck surfaces, indicating a period of exposure to a calcareous environment. This has been trimmed along one side of the flake by short abrupt retouch executed from the dorsal aspect. The Neolithic period could accommodate both episodes. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC. Length: 42.3mm, Width: 23.1mm, Thickness: 7mm, Weight: 7.45gms
Created on: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st February 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NLM-455C38
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Brown flint with cortex strip, scraper. A small thick chunk with a broad flake struck from its dorsal surface and with a concave ventral surface. Short abrupt retouch executed [probably] from the ventral aspect trims one end. The opposite edge was formed by a positive hinged fracture, and this rounded surface may have enabled pressure to be brought to bear on the working edge. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC. Length: 22.9mm, Width: 27.5mm, Thickness: 8.8mm, Weight: 5.10gms
Created on: Wednesday 14th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Low Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-4546A3
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Flint debitage. A thin flake with broad flakes struck from its dorsal side and with a bulb on its ventral surface. Dense creamy patina over all struck surfaces suggests the object has endured prolonged exposure to a calcareous environment after its deposition. Orange spots may indicate its subsequent incorporation in gravels. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC. Length: 27.5mm, Width: 22.6mm, Thickness (at bulb): 6.2mm, Weight: 3.95gms
Created on: Wednesday 14th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Low Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-450DED
Object type: POLISHED AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Grey-green stone polished axehead fragment. A thin sliver chipped - probably by plough-strike - from a polished stone axe, probably of Langdale Group 6. A small patch of the polished surface remains on one side along with more extensive fracture surfaces; it has a curved edge, though whether this points to an origin from close to the cutting edge remains uncertain. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC. Length: 35.6mm, Width: 27.6mm, Thickness: 4.9mm, Weight: 6.29gms.
Created on: Wednesday 14th February 2018
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Low Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-2FA947
Object type: POINT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Grey-brown flint of good quality, point. An elongated triangular flake with broad flakes struck from its dorsal side by angled scalar working, and with a bulb at the broader end of its ventral surface. The ventral surface appears to have lost a chip on one side, probably to recent adventitious damage. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC. Length: 27.0mm, Width: 18.2mm, Thickness: 5.3mm, Weight: 1.58gms
Created on: Thursday 1st February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 1st February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Kelstern', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-2F98E1
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Grey-brown flint of good quality, knife. An oval-ended flake with broad flakes struck from its dorsal side and with a bulbar ventral surface. Short abrupt retouch executed from the dorsal aspect follows the curved edge. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC. Length: 25.7mm, Width: 22.7mm, Thickness: 7.0mm, Weight: 4.07gms
Created on: Thursday 1st February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 1st February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Kelstern', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-2F6994
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pale honey-coloured flint with reformed cortex patch; lithic implement. A thin flake with larger flakes struck from its dorsal side, one scar patinated but the rest not, and defining a triangular point. The ventral side has a bulb at one side [as viewed here]. Very short abrupt retouch follows the concave edge on one side of the point, producing 7 tiny indentations per cm, so a serrated cutting edge lies on one side of a delicate point. Suggested date: Neolithic, 4000-2350 BC. Length: 22.3mm, Width: 29.0mm, Thickness: 4.8mm, Weight: 2.26gms
Created on: Thursday 1st February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 1st February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Kelstern', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-2F5156
Object type: BACKED BLADE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Grey flint, appearing brown under transmitted light, with cortex spot and reformed cortex; probable backed blade. A thick flake with covering angled scalar retouch on its dorsal side and with bulbar ventral surface. A straight flat edge bears thin cortex which appears to have re-formed over a previously struck surface. It may have been retained to permit pressure to be exerted on the cutting edge. As this surface may itself have been formed by deliberate working, this would imply a significant lapse of time during which the unfinished object or its parent nodule was exposed to a calc…
Created on: Thursday 1st February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 1st February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Faldingworth', grid reference and parish protected.


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