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Record ID: SF-4D371C
Object type: ASSEMBLAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small group of worked flints (14) of indeterminate later prehistoric date, c. 4000 BC-750 BC. The collection consists three very irregular worked-down flake cores, three blade-like flakes (each with a single dorsal arrise), a broken end-scraper on a flake fragment, four tertiary flakes and three shattered/broken flakes. Combined weight: 319g. All are heavily patinated white with iron staining, some heavily eroded.
Created on: Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hockwold cum Wilton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-A37714
Object type: RETOUCHED FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A retouched flint flake of probable Neolithic or Bronze Age date, c. 4000-1500 BC. The tool has been manufactured from a tertiary flake of fine-grained brownish grey translucent flint, with a prominent bulb of percussion on its ventral face inferring hard-hammer percussion. The platform is irregular in form and cortical, while the dorsal left edge demonstrates inverse scalar low-angle retouch. Preserved in fresh condition with no patination visible, it measures 30.48mm in length, 31.55mm in width, and 6.28mm thick at its midpoint. It weighs 5.78g.
Created on: Thursday 13th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 13th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bedfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-B1AE97
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A tertiary flint flake of probable later Mesolithic or Neolithic date, c. 6000-2500 BC. Struck from a core of fine grained bluey-grey flint, this piece is blade-like in appearance and likely represents a correction piece originating from a blade core. Triangular in plan, it demonstrates slightly tapering sides that converge to a rounded point, the butt being pointed and the platform of lenticular form. Two dorsal arrises are visible, while on the ventral face the bulb of percussion is visible. The bulb itself is somewhat diffused and flattened, suggesting that this piece may have been …
Created on: Friday 27th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 27th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Knettishall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-466375
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete knapped flint scraper dating to the late Neolithic or Bronze Age, c. 3000-1150 BC. It is broadly circular in plan, manufactured on a hard hammer tertiary flake of reddish brown translucent flint. The platform is partially chipped away, but demonstrates a prominent bulb of percussion indicative of hard hammer removal. The dorsl surface has several prior flake negatives, the distal end worked into a convex working edge by means of directly applied abrupt scalar retouch that extends around both edges of the support. Preserved in fresh condition, it measures 33.66mm in length do…
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bedfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-F5ABF1
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete knapped and polished flint axehead dating to the Neolithic period, c. 4000-2500 BC. The butt and midsection are missing in an oblique patinated break, with only the lower body and cutting edge preserved extant. Deep negative flaking on both sides of the axe close to this break suggests this may have resulted from use. Demonstrating a rectangular section and slightly expanding flat sides, the axe has been manufactured on a piece of greyish flint which has now in places patinated to an off-white mottled with blue. Considerable iron staining on both faces marks the location …
Created on: Tuesday 24th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Worlington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-E2518D
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two struck flint flakes of probable later Prehistoric date (Neolithic or Bronze Age), c. 4000-1150 BC. One secondary piece and the other tertiary, both on light grey flint that has partially patinated a mottled blue colour. Hard hammer removals. Lengths: 30.54mm/43.21mm. Combined weight: 16.08g.
Created on: Thursday 4th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 4th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isleham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-10DD98
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete knapped flint side-and-end-scraper of probable late Neolithic to Bronze Age date (c. 3000-1150 BC). It has been manufactured on a secondary flake of mid brown 'tan' coloured flint, with a pale off-white cortex still covering c. 30% of the dorsal surface. It is broadly circular in plan, demonstrating a sub-lenticular cortical platform with a prominent cone of percussion suggestive of hard-hammer detachment as regarding the original support. Semi-abruptly angled short retouch removals are visible around virtually the entire circumference of the piece (excepting the platform)…
Created on: Wednesday 13th December 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 13th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bedfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-9E561F
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A broken knapped tertiary flint flake of probable later Prehistoric date, c. 4500-1150 BC. Struck from a core of mottled tan and grey coloured flint, the flake is missing its proximal end, terminating in a hinge fracture at its distal end. Preserved in fresh condition, it survives to a length of 43.71mm, 35.62mm wide at its midpoint, and 3.30mm thick at its midpoint. It weighs 8.08g.
Created on: Wednesday 1st November 2017
Last updated: Friday 24th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Dalham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-473274
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A virtually complete knapped flint scraper of probable Late Neolithic to Middle Bronze Age date, c. 3000-1500 BC. It is broadly oval in plan and plano-convex in section, manufactured on a tertiary flake of dark blackish flint which now demonstrates a speckled bluish patina in places interspersed with post-depositional iron staining. The platform is plain and relatively small, with a medium sized step fracture directly below it on the dorsal surface. The lateral and distal edges of the scraper demonstrate secondary modification in the form of directly applied scalar retouch which creat…
Created on: Monday 16th October 2017
Last updated: Monday 16th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Elveden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-956EA8
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two knapped flint flakes of probable later Prehistoric date (Neolithic to Middle Bronze Age), c. 4000-1500 BC. Both have been manufactured on a dark blackish flint which has patinated to a mottled light blue colour, one retaining a small patch of cortex towards its proximal end and the other a patch at its platform. Both appear to be hard-hammer removals, with prominent bulbs of percussion and multiple dorsal arrises. Lengths: 37.19/34.61mm, combined weight: 5.19g.
Created on: Wednesday 13th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 11th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hartest', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-C4B986
Object type: LEAF ARROWHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete knapped flint leaf-shaped arrowhead dating to the Early or Middle Neolithic, c.4000-3000 BC. It is broadly lenticular in plan and section, corresponding to Green's (1980) form 2c. Manufactured on a piece of translucent brownish flint that for the most part has patinated to a mottled white and blue colouration, it demonstrates working on both faces, with long covering retouch achieved via the means of pressure flaking. On the original dorsal face practically none of the original flake surface survives, though a small portion is visible on the ventral face, which also demonst…
Created on: Tuesday 22nd August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sudbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-91B6AA
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete struck flint flake of probable Neolithic or Bronze Age date, c. 4000-1500 BC. It is broadly rectangular in plan, with a plain platform and prominent bulb of percussion on its ventral face denoting hard-hammer removal. The flake is short and squat, having been struck into a concavity within the original core and subsequently terminating in a step fracture. There is a single large flake negative on its upper surface. Preserved in fresh condition with a slight bluish grey patina, it survives to a length of 20.24mm, 28.13mm wide, and 6.83mm thick at its midpoint. It weighs 5.5g.
Created on: Thursday 27th July 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 6th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cavendish', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-CDE1AB
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete knapped flint flake of probable Neolithic or Bronze Age date, c. 4000-1150 BC. This piece consists the shattered mesial and distal sections of a rather thick-sectioned and squat flake that terminates in an irregular hinge fracture, struck from a core of dark black flint with large sporadic inclusions and a single negative removal on its dorsal surface, which itself demonstrates a covering of c. 40% light brown cortex. Preserved in relatively fresh condition, it survives to a length of 28.05mm down its axis of percussion, 34.99mm wide, and 8.79mm thick at its midpoint. It…
Created on: Thursday 18th May 2017
Last updated: Thursday 18th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sudbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-CDB4FB
Object type: RETOUCHED FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A knapped flint retouched flake of probable Neolithic or Bronze Age date, c. 4000-1150 BC. It demonstrates a prominent bulb of percussion denoting hard hammer detachment, and a plain unprepared platform. The tool itself has been manufactured on a secondary flake of dark blackish grey flint with medium to large white inclusions, demonstrating a single prominent dorsal arrise and c. 20% cortex covering its distal end. The flake appears to have been inversely notched at the mesial section of its dorsal left edge, with some directly applied short scalar removals also in evidence. Preserve…
Created on: Thursday 18th May 2017
Last updated: Thursday 18th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sudbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-C802C2
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A knapped flint tertiary flake of probable Neolithic or Bronze Age date, c. 4000-1150 BC, struck from a core of tan flint. It is broadly sub-triangular in plan, with a diffused bulb and lipped platform suggesting detachment via soft hammer, though the piece terminates in a hinge rather than feather fracture. The platform is plain and unprepared, while the dorsal surface demonstrates a single prominent arrise and irregular negative hinge fracture. Relatively recent edge damage is visible on the ventral face of the dorsal left edge. Preserved in relatively fresh condition, it measures 2…
Created on: Wednesday 17th May 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 17th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cavendish', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-B38438
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Four struck flakes of probable Neolithic or Bronze Age date, c. 4000-1500 BC. Three are secondary flakes originating from a core of bluish grey flint, with light brownish cortex visible on their dorsal faces. The remaining flake is a tertiary piece struck from a core of light brownish grey flint and remains relatively unpatinated. The largest terminates in an irregular hinge-fracture. All are hard-hammer pieces, demonstrating prominent bulbs of percussion. Lengths range between 28.34mm and 50.99mm, combined weight: 32.35g.
Created on: Thursday 4th May 2017
Last updated: Thursday 4th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sculthorpe', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-B34174
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
One secondary flake and three tertiary flakes of probable Neolithic or Bronze Age date, c. 4000-1500. All are on raw material of a dark brownish black colour, demonstrating prominent bulbs of percussion consistent with hard hammer removal and high dorsal arrises. Lengths range from 35.49mm to 48.63mm, combined weight: 47.31g.
Created on: Thursday 4th May 2017
Last updated: Thursday 4th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bedfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-B31B46
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete knapped flint end-scraper dating to the Neolithic or Bronze Age, c. 4000-1500 BC. The scraper is sub-triangular in form, with an oblique distal edge. The platform and bulb have been been partially knapped away, while the dorsal surface demonstrates a single prominent arrise. The distal end of the piece has been blunted by the means of directly applied scalar retouch that forms a blunted scraping edge. Preserved in slightly abraded condition, it measures 37.78mm long, 51.45mm wide at its widest point, and 10.69mm thick at its midpoint. It weighs 24.67g.
Created on: Thursday 4th May 2017
Last updated: Thursday 25th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bedfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-B2F409
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete knapped flint side-scraper of Neolithic or Bronze Age date, c. 4000-1500 BC. It is oval in plan and plano-convex in section, manufactured on a hard-hammer detached tertiary flake, demonstrating a prominent bulb of percussion and irregular platform. One end of the flake demonstrates inversely applied scalar/sub-parallel retouch that creates a convex scraping edge along the dorsal right edge and more irregular inverse retouch along its dorsal left edge. Preserved in very fresh condition and relatively unpatinated, it measures 43.64mm long down its axis of percussion, 52.63mm …
Created on: Thursday 4th May 2017
Last updated: Thursday 25th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bedfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-743F2C
Object type: RETOUCHED FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete knapped flint retouched flake of probable Neolithic or Bronze Age date, c. 4000-750 BC. Knapped from a core of light orangey tan translucent flint, it is broadly rectangular in plan and curves in section, with a single prominent dorsal arrise. The tip of the proximal end has broken away, while the bulb of percussion is now only partially visible due to secondary working. Direct scalar retouch has been applied to the dorsal proximal left edge, though edge damage is also visible on the ventral face of both lateral edges. Preserved in fresh condition and completely unpatina…
Created on: Wednesday 19th April 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 19th April 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eye', grid reference and parish protected.


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