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Record ID: WAW-78943B
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic to early Bronze Age (c. 4000 - c. 1000 BC) debitage in the form of flakes: Tertiary flake: Mid grey coloured flint due to its patina. 24.1mm x 16.46mm x 5.7mm. 2.49g. It has re-touch on a lateral edge forming a notch.
Created on: Friday 5th April 2019
Last updated: Friday 5th April 2019
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Record ID: WAW-787990
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic to early Bronze Age (c. 4000 - c. 1000 BC) debitage in the form of flakes: 1. Tertiary flake: Mid grey coloured flint due to its patina. 12.06mm x 15.25mm x 1.93mm. 1.42g. 2. Tertiary flake: Mid grey coloured flint due to its patina. 10.91mm x 19.12mm x 3.26mm. 0.83g.
Created on: Friday 5th April 2019
Last updated: Friday 5th April 2019
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Record ID: HESH-45F7F1
Object type: MICROLITH
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Seven (7) microliths, formed from snapped blades of probable Mesolithic date (6500-3500 BC). A number of the microliths have been formed from a section of blade which has been snapped obliquely to form a point - this creates a 'backed / blunted' microlith . All are broadly sub-rectangular in plan and lentoid in cross section. All have been reworked with regular evenly spaced flakes. The colour of the flint ranges from a light grey to a dark bropwn colour. The largest microlith measures: 21.8mm length, 5.9mm width, is 1.8mm thick and weighs 0.27 grams. The smallest blade measures: 9.4…
Created on: Wednesday 13th February 2019
Last updated: Friday 8th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pembridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-45DECF
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
24 complete and snapped flint blades or bladlets of later Mesolithic date (6000BC - 3500BC). These blades are struck from a core and have the generic crested appearance on their dorsal faces. Many of the blades have been deliberately snapped through the removal of side notches and deliberate breaking. The underside / ventral face of each shows conchoidal rippling and some have evidence of bulb of percussion and / or striking platforms. All the blades have some form of retouch along their long edges - this is best described as being disorganised short, sub-parallel, semi-abrupt which cr…
Created on: Wednesday 13th February 2019
Last updated: Friday 8th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pembridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-44787B
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
42 complete and snapped flint blades or bladlets of later Mesolithic date (6000BC - 3500BC). These blades are struck from a core and have the generic crested appearance on their dorsal faces. Many of the blades have been deliberately snapped through the removal of side notches and deliberate breaking. The underside / ventral face of each shows conchoidal rippling and some have evidence of bulb of percussion and / or striking platforms. None of teh blades have been retouched. The colour of the flint varies between light grey - dark black and some have a mily white coloured surface patin…
Created on: Wednesday 13th February 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 13th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pembridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-43E0FE
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
63 pieces of tertiary flint debitage of Neolithic date. All the flakes range in colour from dark black to light grey all have been worked and exhibit conchoidal ripples and / or the bulb of percussion and the striking platform on the ventral face and multiple flake removal scars on the dorsal. None have been retouched. Many of the pieces have been abraded in the plough soil. The largest flake measures 17.9mm length, 15.7mm width, is 2.9mm thick and weighs 0.74 grams The smallest flake measures 7.7mm length, 5.3mm width, is 1.4mm thick and weighs 0.07 grams The 63 flakes have a bulk…
Created on: Wednesday 13th February 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 13th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pembridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-43C408
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
93 pieces of tertiary flint debitage of Neolithic date. All the flakes range in colour from dark black to light grey all have been worked and exhibit conchoidal ripples and / or the bulb of percussion and the striking platform on the ventral face and multiple flake removal scars on the dorsal. None have been retouched. Many of the pieces have been abraded in the plough soil. The largest flake measures 38.1mm length, 19.1mm width, is 5.8mm thick and weighs 3.92 grams The smallest flake measures 12.2mm length, 9.5mm width, is 3.3mm thick and weighs 0.26 grams The 93 flakes have a bulk…
Created on: Wednesday 13th February 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 13th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pembridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-43A81D
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
111 pieces of tertiary flint debitage of Neolithic date. All the flakes range in colour from dark black to light grey all have been worked and exhibit conchoidal ripples and / or the bulb of percussion and the striking platform on the ventral face and multiple flake removal scars on the dorsal. None have been retouched. Many of the pieces have been abraded in the plough soil. The largest flake measures 39.6mm length, 30.2mm width, is 11.6mm thick and weighs 14.38 grams The smallest flake measures 19.3mm length, 8.6mm width, is 5.1mm thick and weighs 0.71 grams The 111 flakes have a …
Created on: Wednesday 13th February 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 13th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pembridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-42CF73
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fifty Eight (58) fragments of secondary flint waste / debitage of Neolithic date (3500-2100 BC). All of the flakes are from secondary phase of working / flaking and are a direct result of preparation of flint tools. Most show clear signs of direct hard hammer knapping and the majority have been removed with minimal loss of flint from the nodule / core. The cortex is all mid grey in colour and the majority is chalk derived. The majority of the flint is a light grey through to black colour, although some pieces have milky white surface patina. This collection is from an assemblage of la…
Created on: Wednesday 13th February 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 13th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pembridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-3F5226
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fifteen fragments of primary flint waste of Neolithic date (3500-2100 BC). All of the flakes are from primary core / nodule flaking and are a direct result of roughing out / preparation for flint working. Most show clear signs of direct hard hammer knapping and the majority have been removed with minimal loss of flint from the nodule / core. The cortex is all mid grey in colour and chalk derived. The majority of the flint is a mid grey black colour, although some pieces are light grey. This collection is from an assemblage of later Mesolithic and the Early Neolithic flintworking. Lar…
Created on: Wednesday 13th February 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 13th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pembridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-1CD304
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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-3FABB3
Object type: THUMB NAIL SCRAPER
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A thumbnail scraper of later Neolithic or Early Bronze Age date (2300 -1800BC). The scraper is formed on a fine, mid brown (toffee like) coloured good quality, tertiary oval shaped flake of flint. The ventral face shows the bulb and point of percussion as well as conchoidal ripples and bulbar scar; this shows that the flake was struck from a prepared striking platform. The dorsal face has several broad removals / flake facets most probably caused by other flakes being removed for tool production. Around the edges are areas of dense neat regular well applied secondary retouch . This has…
Created on: Tuesday 20th November 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
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Record ID: HESH-3F875D
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A near complete Early Bronze Age barbed and tanged flint arrowhead (2200-1800 BC) This arrowhead has been knapped from a mottled mid grey white coloured piece of flint. It is broadly sub-triangular in plan and lentoid in cross section. The arrowhead has been knapped using a number of different techniques, including direct and indirect percussion, as well as pressure / ripple / invasive flaking. It is broadly symmetrical in shape with one barb and the tang being complete. The other barb is broken close to the body of the arrowhead by a clean break or snap. Both the long sides of the arr…
Created on: Tuesday 20th 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: WAW-47A3CB
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A secondary flake of light grey coloured debitage or segment implement of probable Mesolithic to Neolithic date (c. 10,000 - 2351 BC). The flake is rectangular and trapezoidal in section, but is perhaps too thick to be a blade. The distal end tapers at one corner and is broken. It measures 27.76mm in length, 11.72mm in width, 5.32mm thick and weighs 1.98grams. Butler (2005) illustrates a similar implement on Figure 46, No. 7. Butler, C. 2005 Prehistoric Flintwork Stroud: Tempus
Created on: Sunday 3rd December 2017
Last updated: Monday 18th December 2017
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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: HESH-F95E75
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two broad flint blades / bladelets of later Mesolithic date (5500-3000BC). Both blades are struck from prepared cores having a clear striking platform present on the proximal end. The ventral face of both blades shows bulbs of percussion and radiating ripples. Both blades are crested and relatively thick. Small areas of retouch is presnet on both blades, this comprises retouch defined as short, scaled and abrupt in nature. Both flints are a mid mottled grey colour. The flint measures: 1. 37.6mm length, 19.9mm width, 8.6mm thick and weighs 5.72 grams 2. 33.2mm length, 17.9mm width, …
Created on: Friday 7th July 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 21st August 2018
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Record ID: HESH-F93C67
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A piece of secondary debitage from flint knapping - most probably of late Mesolithic date being a large irregular removal from a core - possibly acting as a core rejuvination flake or core trimming flake. There is no sign of secondary working or retouch. The flint is a mid-grey colour with a large area of light brown / buff coloured cortext. The flint measures 21.6mm length, 24.9mm width, 13.4mm thick and weighs 5.08 grams
Created on: Friday 7th July 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 21st August 2018
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Record ID: WAW-56FF21
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 a secondary flake with a large striking platform. The dorsal surface which has three vertical scars removed, and the ventral surface has a bulb of percussion with faint conchoidal scars. The flake is knapped from flint which is a mottled mid grey and have the start of a patina. It measures 24.31mm long, 30.75mm wide, 6.84mm thick and weighing 5.32g. The flake probably dates to the Neolithic or early Bronze Age periods, c. 4000 to 1000BC.
Created on: Monday 5th June 2017
Last updated: Monday 5th June 2017
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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-7E0F87
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete snapped flint blade of probable later Mesolithic or early Neolithic date (6000BC - 3500BC). The flint tool, probably best described as a knife, is broadly sub-rectangular in plan and sub-triangular (crested) in cross section. The blade has been snapped un the upper and lower edges. The bulb of percussion and striking / knapping platform are lost on the lower (ventral) face. The upper (dorsal) face of the blade has a number of clear facets and ridges. Both the long edges have been retouched on the dorsal faces; the retouch is best described as being disorganised short, sub…
Created on: Saturday 31st December 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 20th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Linton', grid reference and parish protected.


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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: PUBLIC-89579A
Object type: MICROLITH
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Mesolithic microlith / blade / bladelet (7,000 to 4,000 BC), grey in colour. This piece is sub-rectilinear in plan and sub-rectilinear in section, tapering to a point at the distal end. The dorsal face comprises 3 main facets, whilst the ventral face is virtually featureless, save a faint bulb of percussion detectable when felt. One edge displays possible irregular hardhammer retouch, however this could also be due to plough damage. Both the proximal and distal ends show signs of being deliberately snapped This piece weighs 0.25 grams, measuring 12mm in length, 6mm in width and 2.2m…
Created on: Friday 25th November 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 20th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Linton', 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
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: HESH-8A2E4E
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
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 B Post Hole Six pieces of flint debitage of probable Late Mesolithic or Neolithic date. The group consists of four blades like flakes and two chunks or chips of flint. All represent tertiary working. All the blades are incomplete and have been snapped and none of them ha…
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-89F5A3
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
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 046 Four pieces of flint debitage of Late Mesolithic or Neolithic date. The group consists of two blades and two chunks or chips of flint. All represent tertiary working, One blade has been snapped, whilst the other is complete and shows a clear …
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-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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