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Record ID: WAW-1CD304
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
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Early Neolithic (c. 4000 to 3500 BC) end scraper: The scraper appears to be knapped from a long flake which is sub-rectangular with a sub trapezoidal section. The dorsal surface has broadly three vertical scars with one lateral edge appearing to be damaged, but not recently. The proximal end tapers in depth. The distal end has abrupt re-touch. The ventral surface has a bulb of percussion and faint conchoidal ripples. The scraper is knapped from flint which has a well-developed cream patina. It measures 54.09mm long, 23.02mm wide, 10.49mm thick and weighing 15.61g. The scraper is an …
Created on: Friday 18th January 2019
Last updated: Friday 18th January 2019
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Record ID: HESH-41BC08
Object type: LEAF ARROWHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
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A complete leaf-shaped arrowhead of probable Neolithic date (2900 - 2150 BC). The arrowhead is formed on a mid-grey coloured tertiary flint flake; both the dorsal and ventral faces are extensively retouched. The arrowhead is lentoid or pointed oval (an irregular pentagon) in plan and lentoid in cross section. The butt of the arrowhead has been trimmed and extensively reworked removing any trace of striking platform or bulb of percussion In profile the arrowhead is also lentoid. The shape of the arrowhead does not conform with known sub-types - it most closely resembles kite shaped exam…
Created on: Tuesday 20th November 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
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Record ID: HESH-403D44
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two small and irregular flint tertiary debitage flakes (from the third and final phase of tool making) dating from the Neolithic period (3500-2100 BC). Both flakes are formed from mid - light grey coloured flint which has patinated to a white colour. The ventral face of both flakes show conchoidal ripples but the bulb of percussion and the striking platform, point of percussion have been removed through snapping. The dorsal faces have a number of irregular and regular flake scars. The more rectangular flake (2) has some signs of deliberate retouch forming a slightly waisted profile at …
Created on: Tuesday 20th November 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
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Record ID: HESH-2E225F
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A near complete axe head formed of a coarse grained igneous rock dating from the later Neolithic date (3000-2000 BC). The axe has been knapped and pecked into shape although the surface is heavily weathered. The rock from which it is made is a mid-brown fine grained igneous - possibly a diorite with significant inclusions of elongated rectangular black crystals - possibly biotite of hornblende. There is considerable mid orange staining across the body of the axe and this maybe as a result of the burial environment - possibly indicating deposition within soils that are iron rich or have…
Created on: Monday 19th November 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
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Record ID: WAW-F1EE4C
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A tertiary flake of a mottled light grey flint of probable Neolithic date (c. 4000 - 2351 BC). The flake is pyramidal in section. The ventral surface has conchoidal ripples. The bulb of percussion is missing. It measures 17.79mm in length, 11.14mm in width, 5.87mm thick and weighs 0.81grams.
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: WAW-F1D1A4
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A secondary flake of opaque light brown coloured flint with a light mottled grey patina of probable Neolithic date (c. 4000 - 2351 BC). The flake is sub-rectangular in shape and triangular in section. It has cortex remaining along a lateral edge. The dorsal surface has other vertical scars. The ventral surface has conchoidal ripples. The bulb of percussion is missing. It measures 31.43mm in length, 18.23mm in width, 3.56mm thick and weighs 2.14grams.
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: WAW-F17328
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A secondary flake of dark grey coloured flint with a light blue and white mottled surface of probable Neolithic date (c. 4000 - 2351 BC). The flake is sub-lozenge in shape and sub-triangular in section. It has cortex remaining along a portion of a lateral edge. The dorsal surface has other short vertical scars. The ventral surface has conchoidal ripples and a small bulb of percussion. It measures 30.9mm in length, 17.06mm in width, 5.13mm thick and weighs 2.31grams.
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: HESH-3BED25
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An early to middle Neolithic ovate 'laurel leaf like' knife, dating from the period c. 3500-2900 BC. The tool is formed on a mid-orange yellow mottled coloured pieced coarse 'local flint'. In plan the flake is a pointed oval or cordate shape and in cross section it is broadly sub-oval (D-shaped). The tool is formed on a broad blade like flake; the ventral face shows conchoidal ridges and the blade has been struck from a prepared core. The upper / dorsal face shows two parallel ridges. The long edges have been reworked bifacially using both hard and soft hammer being neat and well orga…
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Little Birch', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-901667
Object type: LEAF ARROWHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete leaf shaped flint arrowhead of probable earlier Neolithic date (4000 - 2700 BC) formed on a tertiary flake. The arrowhead is ogival / lentoid (a diamond shaped lozenge) in plan and lentoid in cross section. The arrowhead has been knapped from a mottled light-grey to brown flint which is opaque in places. Both faces of the flint show invasive, scaled, low angled retouch, with one face showing a slight scar, probably caused by a plough or similar machinery. The form is similar in shape to Green's Class 3B or 4B The arrowhead measures 26.5mm length, 14.9mm width, is 2.6mm thic…
Created on: Thursday 19th April 2018
Last updated: Friday 27th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Leintwardine', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-F9EEEA
Object type: THUMB NAIL SCRAPER
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Neolithic or Early Bronze Age date (2500 - 1500 BC) thumbnail scraper formed on a mid grey flake of flint. The flake is broad and squat being recently snapped at the mid point - originally it would have been oval in plan but now is D shaped; in cross section it is broadly sub-rectangular. The flint flake is well preserved - evidence for retouch or secondary working can be seen along curved external edge of the flake. This retouch is sort, sub-parallel and abrupt in nature. The retouch is well applied and controlled suggesting skill and competitence.Thumb nail scrapers are seen as …
Created on: Friday 7th July 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 21st August 2018
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Record ID: HESH-F99AE3
Object type: THUMB NAIL SCRAPER
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Neolithic or Early Bronze Age date (2500 - 1500 BC) thumbnail scraper formed on a mid grey piece of tertiary debitage. The flint flake is broad and squat being oval in plan and sub-rectangular in cross section. The flint flake is not well preserved - evidence for retouch or secondary working can be seen along two edges of the flake. This retouch is sort, sub-parallel and abrupt in nature. Thumb nail scrapers are seen as being a utility domestic scraping tool; they frequently occur in assemblages dating to the beaker period - Late Neolithic and early Bronze Age. Dimensions: 26.9mm…
Created on: Friday 7th July 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 21st August 2018
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Record ID: WAW-56DC1A
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Mesolithic to Neolithic (c. 7000 to 2350BC) debitage: A blade knapped from flint. The flake is triangular in section. The dorsal surface has two vertical scars and the ventral surface has traces of conchoidal ripples and a small bulb of percussion. The surface has a white patina which has a dark grey flint. It measures 25.74mm long, 9.83mm wide, 3.79mm thick and weighing 0.95g. The blade probably dates to the Mesolithic to Neolithic periods, c. 7000 to 2350BC.
Created on: Monday 5th June 2017
Last updated: Monday 5th June 2017
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Record ID: WAW-56C694
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Mesolithic to Neolithic (c. 7000 to 2350BC) debitage: A blade knapped from flint. The blade is trapezoidal in section. The dorsal surface has three vertical scars and the ventral surface has traces of conchoidal ripples. The proximal end is missing, but the patina which covers the surface also covers the break. One on lateral edge there is a small portion of damage rather than re-touch revealing a dark grey flint. It measures 31.88mm long, 14.11mm wide, 3.39mm thick and weighing 2.17g. The blade probably dates to the Mesolithic to Neolithic periods, c. 7000 to 2350BC.
Created on: Monday 5th June 2017
Last updated: Monday 5th June 2017
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Record ID: WAW-569C21
Object type: RETOUCHED FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Probable Mesolithic to early Bronze Age (8000 - 1000BC) retouched flake: The flint flake is knapped from a brown flint which has a strap of grey patina on the side edge. The ventral surface has a large bulb or percussion and slight conchoidal ripples. The dorsal surface has a negative scar. The distal end has a small curved notch which has been formed by re-touch. The flake measures 18.66mm long, 23.56mm wide, 6.25mm thick and weighs 2.33g. Retouched flakes are difficult to date as they are present throughout prehistory. Thus, a wide date range for this piece is suggested.
Created on: Monday 5th June 2017
Last updated: Monday 5th June 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-B59222
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A scraper formed on a large and irregular waste flake / secondary debitage dating from the Neolithic Period (3500 -2100BC). The flake is large and irregular being formed from relatively good flint, in plan it is sub-triangular whilst in section it is rectangular. Along one edges is an area of coarse external cortex; this would suggest that the flake has been formed from secondary waste / debitage. There is no evidence of a bulb of percussion on the lower (ventral) face; this has probably been removed when the flake was snapped. The dorsal (upper) face shows a series of flake facets or …
Created on: Sunday 27th November 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 20th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Yatton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-FA255B
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Mesolithic to Neolithic (-8,300 to -2100) debitage: Tertiary flint flake with small vertical scars overlaying each other on the dorsal surface and the ventral surface has conchoidal ripples, and a small bulb of percussion. The flint is a mottled mid grey colour. 27.65mm long, 9.29mm wide and weighs 1.26g. The flake probably dates from the Mesolithic to Neolithic period.
Created on: Sunday 6th November 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 30th November 2016
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Record ID: WAW-D7E5AB
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic to early Bronze Age (c. 4000 to 1000BC) debitage: The flake is the distal end of a larger flake or blade. It is sub-trapezoidal in section. The dorsal surface which has two vertical scars removed, and around the lower edge there is abrupt re-touch. The ventral surface has obliquely angled conchoidal scars. The flake is knapped from flint which is a mottled mid grey. It measures 13.17mm long, 20.63mm wide, 5.47mm thick and weighing 1.47g. The flake probably dates to the Neolithic or early Bronze Age periods, c. 4000 to 1000BC.
Created on: Monday 5th September 2016
Last updated: Monday 26th September 2016
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Record ID: WAW-D79207
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic to early Bronze Age (c. 4000 to 1000BC) scraper: The scraper appears to be knapped from a tertiary flake which is a sub-oval. The dorsal surface has multiple re-touch scars which are invasive and abrupt, occurring on the distal end. The ventral surface has invasive scars which have removed the bulb of percussion, and conchoidal ripples. The scraper is knapped from flint which is a mottled mid grey. It measures 19.12mm long, 18.91mm wide, 8.96mm thick and weighing 4.05g. The scraper is probably a rounded/ end and side scraper and dates to the Neolithic or early Bronze Age …
Created on: Monday 5th September 2016
Last updated: Monday 26th September 2016
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Record ID: HESH-89DFE8
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Eardisland History and Heritage Group Site Code: HLF 07 Site Summary: Finds made during the excavation of two trenches placed across parallel linear cropmarks. The cropmarks are approximately 60m long and 4m apart. The trenches were dug on cultivated land and excavated to the natural sub-strata. Trench A East Ditch Context 044 Irregular flake of flint which has been burnt. It is possible that it represents debitage but it is too small and damaged to analyse Length 12.6mm Width 9.9mm, Thickness 2.2mm, Weight 0.28 grams
Created on: Wednesday 27th July 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th June 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eardisland', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-89C282
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Eardisland History and Heritage Group Site Code: HLF 07 Site Summary: Finds made during the excavation of two trenches placed across parallel linear cropmarks. The cropmarks are approximately 60m long and 4m apart. The trenches were dug on cultivated land and excavated to the natural sub-strata. Trench A East Ditch Context 044. Large and irregular flake dating from the Neolithic Period (3500 -2100BC). The flake is large and irregular being formed from relatively good flint, although there are a number of areas of coarse external cortex present on the lower edges. This w…
Created on: Wednesday 27th July 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th June 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eardisland', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-89928F
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Eardisland History and Heritage Group Site Code: HLF 07 Site Summary: Finds made during the excavation of two trenches placed across parallel linear cropmarks. The cropmarks are approximately 60m long and 4m apart. The trenches were dug on cultivated land and excavated to the natural sub-strata. Trench A Sector 2 Context 002 - Subsoil (?) Four pieces of irregular flint or chert chunks or chips. None show distinct flaking facets and it is probable that they either represent natural unworked objects or are possibly the remains of debitage. Gross weight: 5.6 grams
Created on: Wednesday 27th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 5th July 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eardisland', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-896BF4
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Eardisland History and Heritage Group Site Code: HLF 07 Site Summary: Finds made during the excavation of two trenches placed across parallel linear cropmarks. The cropmarks are approximately 60m long and 4m apart. The trenches were dug on cultivated land and excavated to the natural sub-strata. Trench A Sector 1 Context 002 - Subsoil (?) Small irregular snapped flake or more likely blade of late Mesolithic or Neolithic date (6500 -2100BC). The flake is broadly a D shape with one edge being deliberately snapped. The flint is a mid brown colour and of relatively good…
Created on: Wednesday 27th July 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th June 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eardisland', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-87E012
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Eardisland History and Heritage Group Site Code: HLF 07 Site Summary: Finds made during the excavation of two trenches placed across parallel linear cropmarks. The cropmarks are approximately 60m long and 4m apart. The trenches were dug on cultivated land and excavated to the natural sub-strata. Trench A Sector 1 Context 002 - Subsoil (?) Large and irregular flake dating from the Neolithic Period (3500 -2100BC). The flake is large and irregular being formed from relatively poor flint with a very coarse matrix. The lower (ventral) face has the remains of a distinct b…
Created on: Wednesday 27th July 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th June 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eardisland', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-87A4AD
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Eardisland History and Heritage Group Site Code: HLF 07 Site Summary: Finds made during the excavation of two trenches placed across parallel linear cropmarks. The cropmarks are approximately 60m long and 4m apart. The trenches were dug on cultivated land and excavated to the natural sub-strata. Trench A Sector 1 Context 001 - Topsoil Three pieces of waste flint debitage dating from either the Mesolithic or Neolithic 6500 -2900 BC. All these fragments have no cortex present and although are extremely poor in quality probably represent tertiary waste from flint knap…
Created on: Wednesday 27th July 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th June 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eardisland', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-3318FD
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Mesolithic to early Bronze Age (c. 9000 to 1000BC) debitage: The debitage is similar to a core, but is probably a reused piece of debitage as one small face has cortex remaining. The other faces reveal a mottled blue to white patina. In plan the 'chunk' is sub-square and the surface has multiple scars at differing angles and it may have been truncated through damage. The item, measures 27.05mm tall, 27.13mm wide and 17.48mm thick. It weighs 19.14g. The debitage probably dates to the Mesolithic to early Bronze Age periods, c. 9000 to 1000BC.
Created on: Monday 23rd May 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 24th May 2016
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Record ID: WAW-32ECAE
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic to early Bronze Age (c. 4000 to 1000BC) scraper: The scraper appears to be knapped from a tertiary flake which is sub oval. The dorsal surface has multiple scars on the surface and some recent damage. The distal end has re-touch scars which are sub-parallel, are invasive and abrupt. The ventral surface has a bulb of percussion, and conchoidal ripples. The bulb of percussion has also been partly removed by a flake. The scraper is knapped from flint which is a mottled mid brown colour and has since developed a mottled white and grey patina. The scraper, measures 23.08mm long, …
Created on: Monday 23rd May 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 24th May 2016
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Record ID: WAW-32B512
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Mesolithic to Neolithic (-8,300 to -2100) debitage: Primary flint flake with multiple scars and a strip of cortex on the dorsal surface. The ventral surface has conchoidal ripples, but the distal end is truncated but perhaps more recently and not intentionally. The proximal is also truncated, therefore the bulb of person is missing. The flint is a mottled light brown and white colour with a patina just starting to develop on the ventral and dorsal surfaces. 25.31mm long, 9.54mm wide and weighs 0.94g. The flake probably dates from the Mesolithic to Neolithic period.
Created on: Monday 23rd May 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 24th May 2016
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Record ID: HESH-FECADF
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An irregular flake of tertiary debitage / waste flake of probable Neolithic date (3500-2100 BC). The flake has been reworked along one edge to form a crude scraper. In plan and profile the flake is irregular. The retouch has been applied to the curved edge on the dorsal face, the retouch is best described as being irregular scaled and abrupt. The flint is a mid-grey colour with an even surface patina. The debitage measures 20.20mm in length, 13.5mm in width, has a thickness of 3.6mm and weighs 1g.
Created on: Tuesday 15th December 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 15th December 2015
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Record ID: HESH-458D6C
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
PAS-RC07 Grid D19 An irregular chunk or chip of tertiary debitage / waste flake of probable Neolithic date ( 4000 - 2500BC). In plan and profile the flake is irregular. There is no evidence of any reworking . The dorsal face has several flake removal scars in multiple directions.The flint is a mid white colour and the flake has been burnt in a fire. It has a crazed surface through heat damage; this form of burnt flint is often called a 'pot-boiler'. The debitage measures 36.47mm in length, 38.88mm width, is 12.04mm thick and weighs 21.28 grams.
Created on: Tuesday 24th November 2015
Last updated: Thursday 3rd December 2015
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Record ID: WAW-DA6567
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic to early Bronze Age (c. 4000 to 1000BC) scraper: The scraper appears to be knapped from a tertiary flake which is oval, and truncated at the proximal end. The dorsal surface has multiple re-touch scars which are scaled, invasive and abrupt, occurring on the distal end. The ventral surface has a prominent bulb of percussion, and conchoidal ripples. The bulb of percussion has also been partly removed by a flake. The scraper is knapped from flint which is a mottled mid grey. The surface of the scraper has a waxy texture. The scraper, measures 24.94mm long, 20.62mm wide and 10.0…
Created on: Thursday 19th November 2015
Last updated: Thursday 19th November 2015
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Record ID: WAW-DA40B9
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic to early Bronze Age (c. 4000 to 1000BC) scraper: The scraper appears to be knapped from a tertiary flake which is oval, and truncated at the proximal end. The dorsal surface has two main vertical scars with multiple re-touch scars which are scaled, invasive and abrupt occurring on the distal end. The ventral surface has a prominent bulb of percussion, and conchoidal ripples. The bulb of percussion has also been partly removed by a flake beign removed. The scraper is knapped from flint which is a mid grey. The scraper, measures 27.48mm long, 23.8mm wide and 8.02mm thick. It w…
Created on: Thursday 19th November 2015
Last updated: Thursday 19th November 2015
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Record ID: WAW-4AD13D
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Mesolithic to Neolithic (8300 - 2100BC) debitage in the form of five tertiary flakes: Tertiary flake: The ventral face has conchoidal ripples and a small bulb of percussion. The dorsal surface has two scars. The distal end is missing. The flake is sub-square in plan. The flint is a mottled dark grey/brown colour. 12.09mm long, x 12.61mm wide x 3.91mm thick, weighing 0.62g. Tertiary flake: The ventral face has conchoidal ripples and the bulb of percussion is missing. The dorsal surface has multiple fine, scars. The flint is patinated. 24.26mm long, x 13.58mm wide x 3.27mm thick,…
Created on: Thursday 12th November 2015
Last updated: Thursday 12th November 2015
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Record ID: LVPL-8B9CEA
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An almost complete unpolished flaked axe of Neolithic date and of Scandinavian type. The object has a convex cutting edge and straight parallel sides which taper to a squared off butt end. The cutting edge measures 64mm in width and is 3mm thick. A large oval flake has been removed from one face just above the cutting edge in recent times and is likely due to plough damage. Each face of the object has been worked with flaking. The flaked sides taper evenly towards the butt end which is rectangular in cross-section. The butt end measures 25.5mm in width and is 22mm thick. The butt e…
Created on: Tuesday 3rd November 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd November 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Dinedor', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-216050
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete pecked, ground, and polished stone axe / axehead of probable Neolithic date (3500-2100 BC). The axe is worked from a mid greenish grey coloured igneous rock, with large (between 0.5 and 3.5mm) black, grey, and white coloured angular inclusions. There are also a series of prominent black coloured veins that meander across the polished surface of the axe. The source of the stone is unknown - but it most resembles an Olavante dolerite. This rock could be knapped and worked in a similar way to flint to form tools. The axe is irregular in plan and broadly oval in cross secti…
Created on: Tuesday 12th May 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd September 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Longtown', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-A01D5E
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
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A flint scraper of probable later Neolithic date (2700 -2350BC). It is broadly sub oval in plan and irregular in cross section. The scraper is formed from a blade like flake of tertiary debitage, on course grained flint. The scraper is mid to dark grey coloured. There is a small area of cortex present on the upper surface edge. The retouch is short, sub-parallel and abrupt. This type of scraper is the most common type of tool found within flint assemblages of later Neolithic or early Bronze Age (Beaker) date, being a multi-function cutting and scraping tool which were infrequently haf…
Created on: Wednesday 6th May 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 26th May 2015
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Record ID: HESH-DAB3A2
Object type: LEAF ARROWHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
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A complete leaf shaped flint arrowhead of probable earlier Neolithic date (4000 - 2700 BC). The arrowhead is ogival / lentoid (a diamond shaped lozenge) in plan and lentoid in cross section. The arrowhead has been knapped from a light-cream to brown flint which is opaque in places. Both faces of the flint show invasive, scaled, low angled retouch. The dorsal face has scaled diagonal flaking across the entire surface. The ventral face also has scaled flaking which has a greater concentration around the proximal end. The lower edge on one side was possible broken in antiquity and then r…
Created on: Wednesday 25th February 2015
Last updated: Monday 23rd October 2017
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Record ID: HESH-8E3F09
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
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A secondary flake of debitage that has been burnt; there is no retouch or utilisation present. It is likely to be of post Mesolithic date (3500 - 500 BC). The dorsal face is covered by 100% white grey coloured cortex. The knapped surface of the artefact is a mid grey colour and is slightly crazed through heat damage. It measures 22.6mm length, 29.5mm width, is 8.2mm thick and weighs 6.7 grams.
Created on: Monday 9th February 2015
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
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Record ID: HESH-8DE1E3
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
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A square shaped wedge of reworked flint - most probably a scraper of probable Neolithic date. The scraper is formed on a snapped blade like flake which is a faceted D shape in cross section. The dorsal face has a series of neat angular retouch around three sides; this retouch is best described as short, parallel semi-abrupt. The edges of the ventral face have also been retouched with less neat and more irregular flake facets. The flint is a dark black colour with no cortex present. In shape the flint is very similar to gun-flints of the 17th and 18th centuries; however the application…
Created on: Monday 9th February 2015
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
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Record ID: HESH-4F0347
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
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A flint scraper formed on a piece of secondary debitage / waste flake (from the second phase of tool making). The tool dates from the later Neolithic or possibly the Early Bronze Age periods (2900-2100 BC) and is formed from a squat rectangular flake of relatively high quality flint. In profile and in cross section it is D shaped. The ventral face shows conchoidal ripples a point and bulb of percussion . The dorsal face has a number of irregular and regular flake scars - as well as a single large area of cortex. The edges have been retouched with short sub-parallel semi-abrupt retouch…
Created on: Friday 6th February 2015
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
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Record ID: WAW-FAE894
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
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Late Neolithic or early Bronze Age (c. 2500 to 1500 B.C) end scraper: The flint scraper is knapped from a mottled light beige coloured flint. In plan it is a sub-oval and in profile almost semi-circular with a slightly flattened apex on the dorsal face. The dorsal face (the face with the most scars) has retouch around the lateral edges and the distal end. The retouch is formed by long, narrow parallel negative scars. The angle of the retouch is c. 45 degrees. On the dorsal surface there is a patch of cortex remaining. The ventral face (smooth face) has bulbar scars, bulb of percussion…
Created on: Thursday 17th April 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 10th June 2014
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