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Record ID: HESH-4E3311
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Small flint waste flake / debitage probably dating from the Neolithic period (3500 - 2100 BC). The flake is broadly sub-triangular in both plan and profile. It has number of regular facets (caused by flaking) on the upper (dorsal) face of the flake. There is no evidence of cortex (the rough outer skin of the flint nodule) present on either face. This suggests that this flake comes from the tertiary phase of tool production. On one edge is a smooth rounded bevel. This has been created by wear, rather than flaking, and suggests that this piece of debitage is in fact from the re-working o…
Created on: Wednesday 11th July 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: HESH-6881B7
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment from the butt of a flint knife of probable Late Neolithic or Early Bronze Age date (2500 - 1500 BC). The fragment is broadly sub-rectangular in plan and cross section. It measures 31.3mm length, 30.4mm width, is 4.7mm thick and weighs 3.57 grams. The fragment is relatively thin and broken across its widest edge. It consists of the butt of a relatively fine and well made knife or dagger. Both faces exhibit areas of very fine pressure flaking and the edges also show evidence of retouch. It is possible that the flake has been reworked after breaking and used as a form of blad…
Created on: Thursday 28th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gladestry', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-673458
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Four struck or knapped snapped blades of later Mesolithic date (6500-3500 BC). All four blades vary in size and shape. However, all are sub-rectangular in plan and sub-triangular in cross section. Most of the blades consist of a bulb of percussion and all show conchoidal fractures. One piece (the light pink coloured blade) is formed from chert and is much coarser in matrix than the others. One blade (the smallest of the group) has blunt retouch along one side, creating a serrated edge. Another (with the point) has been retouched from the point to half way along the edge, creating a cur…
Created on: Thursday 28th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gladestry', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-6740C8
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Small waste blade, core trimming flake, of late Mesolithic date (6500-3500 BC). The blade has a small area of cortex on the outer edge and shows several distinct facets where previous blades have been removed. There is no retouch present. It is a mid- grey colour with a slightly milky whit coloured patina. It measures 21.4mm length, 10mm width is 4.4mm thick and weighs 0.99 grams
Created on: Thursday 28th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gladestry', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-677BA7
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Multi faceted core which has been worked in several directions from opposing striking platforms to produce small blades or microliths of late Mesolithic date (6500-3500 BC).. The core is probably derived from a riverine pebble and a small area of outer cortex is present on one face. Two striking platforms are present from which blades have been removed, one of these has a series of hinge fractures associated with it and it is suggested that this may be the older face. It seems that the core has not been rejuvenated and instead blades have been taken in a separate direction. The cor…
Created on: Thursday 28th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gladestry', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-678282
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Large piece of raw flint / chert like material from which a series of blades and flakes have been removed. It is not a traditional core and is likely to represent a piece of raw material rather than waste. From the style of working it would suggest an early Neolithic date (c. 3500-2500 BC), with relatively large blade like flakes being removed. There are several areas of cortex present and this is abraded in nature suggesting a riverine or glacial source. The matrix of the flint is relatively coarse and it is possible that it is chert rather than true flint. It is a mid grey black col…
Created on: Thursday 28th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gladestry', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-6840B5
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Four tertiary waste flakes / debitage of Neolithic or early Bronze Age date (2900 – 1800 BC). All the flakes are irregular in plan and profile with a series of varying sized flake facets present on the outer (dorsal) faces. All have clear bulbs of percussion and conchoidal fractures. There is no evidence of reworking or secondary flaking present making this material relatively rare in not being reworked. All the flints are patinated and slightly white / milky surface colour. They have combined weight of 12.57 grams 1. Measures 26.4mm length, 22.4mm width is 6.9mm thick and weighs…
Created on: Thursday 28th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gladestry', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-684DD7
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Flint end scraper of probable Neolithic (2900 - 2100 BC). The scraper has been formed from a tertiary waste flake / debitage and is broadly rectangular in plan and cross section. It measures 27.5mm length, 17.9mm width, is 4.2mm thick and weighs 1.89 grams. Evidence for retouch or secondary working can be seen only on the wide end edge of the flake. This reworking is limited to hard (abrupt) hammering to form a crude serrated edge. This is the only area of retouch present and suggests that the flake was selected to create a tool with a relatively limited lifespan (the length of one…
Created on: Thursday 28th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gladestry', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-68FAF3
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Three tertiary waste flakes / debitage of Neolithic or early Bronze Age date (2900 - 1800 BC). All the flakes are irregular in plan and profile with a series of varying sized flake facets present on the outer (dorsal) faces. All have clear bulbs of percussion and conchoidal fractures. There is no evidence of reworking or secondary flaking present making this material relatively rare in not being reworked. All the flints are patinated and slightly white / milky surface colour. They have combined weight of 5.19 grams 1. Measures 28.2mm length, 18.9mm width is 4.9mm thick and weighs 3.06…
Created on: Thursday 28th August 2008
Last updated: Tuesday 27th September 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Old Radnor', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-6926F6
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Possible reworked flint projectile point (arrowhead) of later Neolithic date (2900 - 2100 BC). The projectile point has been formed from a tertiary waste flake / debitage and is broadly triangular in plan and cross section. It measures 26.5mm length, 15.8mm width, is 3.1mm thick and weighs 1.17 grams. Evidence for retouch or secondary working is limited and can be seen only on the pointed end / edge of the flake. This reworking is limited to hard (abrupt) hammering to form a crude serrated edge. This is the only area of retouch present and suggests that the flake was selected to cr…
Created on: Thursday 28th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Old Radnor', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-681E11
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Flint ‘thumbnail’ scraper of probable Late Neolithic or Early Bronze Age date (2500 - 1500 BC). The flint flake is broad and squat being broadly oval in plan and sub-rectangular (D shaped) in cross section. It measures 20.8mm length, 19mm width, is 9mm thick and weighs 3.98 grams. Evidence for retouch or secondary working can be seen on the two sides and the front end / edge of the flake; these facets are small neat and regular. The right hand edge and tip have been worked more intensively than the left. The reverse face (ventral) has not been worked. It is likely that this scr…
Created on: Thursday 28th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gladestry', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CPAT-90B154
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
This is a particularly interesting example of a tertiary lithic tool, or interior flake, lacking as it does any sign of the cortex. The material is opaque mottled pale cream and has a fine microcrystalline structure with apparent mineral inclusions; the surface has the waxy lustre of chalcedony. The ventral surface exhibits a delaminated or, exfoliation area which may be the result of a fault within the structure of the material. It has a longitudinal length of approximately 2.5 times its width and may thus be considered a ‘blade’. Due to the relative 'bluntness' of the back s…
Created on: Wednesday 18th June 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: HESH-8AEDD5
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Small irregular piece of flint debitage, probably dating to the Earlier Neolithic period. (3500-2700 BC). The piece of flint is broadly sub-rectangular in plan and profile. There are no areas of cortex present – this suggests that the waste comes from the tertiary (or final phase) of tool making. This is substantiated by the large amount of flaking on dorsal face, when compared to the ventral. The ventral face has a distinct bulb of percussion. The dorsal face has at least eight scars on it, from at least three different directions. This would suggest that this flake was produced tow…
Created on: Tuesday 8th August 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: CPAT-F4FBD2
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Flint scatter reported anonymously to CPAT. The majority came from this location with single flakes also being recovered from SO19642491 and SO19742491. The assemblage includes a barbed and tanged arrowhead measuring 22mm x 20mm found on 17 August 2002, the rest (some 18 pieces) were found during 2003, all the flints have a brown patina and at least 2 have cortex remaining. From the finder's/reporter's photograph the assemblage appears to contain at least one thumbnail scraper, possibly a second and possible pointed borers and/or utilised flakes
Created on: Tuesday 14th June 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: HESH-8458C8
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Small snapped blade of probable later Mesolithic date (6500-3500 BC). The blade is irregular and possibly is a core rejuvenation flake. The blade consists a clear faceted striking platform on one edge, below which a series of flake scars are present on the dorsal face. The upper scar on the dorsal face is irregular, possibly due to a flaw in the flint. The lower two scar facets represent the removal of blades in an opposite direction (probably with the core being worked in a direction of 180 degree to the striking platform present on this flake. The reverse (ventral) face has several a…
Created on: Monday 11th May 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Radnor', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-846120
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two fragments of tertiary waste flakes / debitage. Both flakes show evidence of knapping in several directions; neither is a tool or exhibit retouch to any face. The presence of these two flakes suggests tool making on this site – or close by during the Neolithic period 3500-2100 BC. The two flakes have a bulk weight of 1.31 grams
Created on: Monday 11th May 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Radnor', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-842BE5
Object type: THUMB NAIL SCRAPER
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Relatively small flint thumbnail scraper (side and end) of probable later Neolithic or very early Bronze Age date (2900 - 1800 BC). The scraper is formed from the end of a blade like tertiary flake. It is broadly rectangular in plan and an irregular oval in cross section. It measures 17.2mm length, 17.1mm width, is 7.6mm thick and weighs 2.81 grams. The scraper has significant retouch applied to the upper (dorsal) face. This secondary working is limited to the sides / edges and the base. The top is unworked consisting of a snapped edge. The reworking of the edges is neat consisting…
Created on: Monday 11th May 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Radnor', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-845071
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Large flake of tertiary debitage which has been burnt in a fire. The flaking suggest a Neolithic date (c. 3500-2100 BC). The flake is irregular in plan and broadly sub-rectangular in cross section, evidence for flaking is present and it is possible that one small area of the dorsal face has been reworked as small relatively neat facets are present. If this were used as a tool it is likely it was produced ad hoc and discarded once a short lived task had been formed. The reworking has been applied to a crescent and it is possible that the flake was used for scraping, possibly something l…
Created on: Monday 11th May 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Radnor', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CPAT-5CCB46
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small fragment of flint that has evidence of having been worked by man, probably during the Neolithic. It may be a fragment of a larger implement. The ventral side has clear ripples running away from the now broken edge. On close inspection, the 'point' (partly missing) has good parallel bifacial re-touch. The dorsal surface is marked by lighter and slightly coarser inclusions to one side running the length of the artefact. The material is a light brown flint.
Created on: Sunday 2nd August 2009
Last updated: Tuesday 19th April 2011
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Record ID: CPAT-6A7454
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
This is a piece of flint debitage that has some of the characteristics of having been struck by man, perhaps Neolithic in origin. That it has been struck by man is supported by a probable bulb of percussion to one side with dorsal scarring where previous material has been struck off the core. Additionally, there is the characteristic rippling, indicative of its removal from a core, by force. The material is of a dark brown colour.
Created on: Monday 3rd August 2009
Last updated: Tuesday 19th April 2011
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Record ID: CPAT-5C7982
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lithic artefact with the characteristics of a double sided scraper or knife, probably of Neolithic - Early Bronze Age origin. The ventral surface is concave and has an indistinct bulb of percussion at the pointed (proximal) end with the consequential and characteristic ripple pattern running away to the distal end. The artefact has been shaped using a uni-facial invasive retouch that covers the most of the dorsal surface, the untouched area of this surface retaining cortex. One edge of the scraper is convex and the other straight. Both edges have evidence of normal re-touch, wit…
Created on: Sunday 2nd August 2009
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd November 2011
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Record ID: CPAT-5CB5E3
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
This is a worked piece of flint, probably Neolithic in date. It seems probable that the bulb of percussion has been worked away by steeply re-touched bulbar scarring that has produced a marked point, perhaps intended as an awl? This work may have been a secondary use of the piece. The cross sectional shape is that of a lozenge and it is bi-facially worked with many conchoidal fractures to both of the long sides. It is also probable that the artefact originally terminated in a sharp point, now broken. As to use, it is possible that it is an awl or piercer that has broken and then …
Created on: Sunday 2nd August 2009
Last updated: Tuesday 19th April 2011
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Record ID: CPAT-B2D553
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
This flint object has the characteristics of a Neolithic knapped tool, probably an edge scraper. The proximal end has a small percussion platform, a percussion bulb and a single bulbar scar with fine radiating fissures running down the ventral side. In side view, the tool has a distinct conchoidal curve, from where it has been struck from the core. There is no evidence of rippling on the ventral surface. The dorsal side has two distinct lateral edges, evidence of earlier flint removal from the core when this piece was still in situ. There is some dorsal scarring. There appear to…
Created on: Wednesday 1st July 2009
Last updated: Monday 18th April 2011
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Record ID: CPAT-C690F4
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
This flint object is probably a truncated Neolithic blade. When you run a finger tip up the ventral surface, there is a diffuse yet distinct bulbar scar, indicating the distal end. The dorsal surface has a single distinct lateral edge. There is little sign of any re-touch however, there is on close examination, some edge feathering and adjacent conchoidal scarring (nibbling?) present on the edge at the probable break point. Perhaps we have the remains of a once longer blade. That edge which remains has a length of 25.8mm. The material is a pale to mid brown flint with a single p…
Created on: Thursday 2nd July 2009
Last updated: Monday 18th April 2011
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Record ID: CPAT-D96866
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
This is a fine example of a lithic tool with a well defined blade in the ‘backed knife’ style. The material is a mottled tan flint, probably Neolithic in origin. It may reasonably be considered a blade/knife due to a cutting edge length, more than three times its width. From the proximal end, there is a clear bulb of percussion with undulating percussion ripples from the bulb, running down the ventral surface to the feather termination at the distal end. The cutting surface has a length of 5.75mm and there is a conchoidal fracture to the back edge. The dorsal surface is marke…
Created on: Friday 16th May 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: HESH-E41646
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Segment of a snapped flint blade of probable late Mesolithic date (6500BC - 3500BC). The flint tool is sub-rectangular in plan and profile and consists of the upper part of a blade. It measures ??? length, ??? width, and is ??? thick. The blade weighs ???. The bulb of percussion is clear on the reverse of the flake; the opposite end has been snapped. The two long vertical sides of the blade have both been reworked / retouched. This is most evident on the middle and upper edges. The left hand edge seems to have been reworked more comprehensively than the right; there is a higher density…
Created on: Thursday 14th April 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: HESH-E439F6
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Small segment of a snapped flint blade of probable late Mesolithic date (6500BC - 3500BC). The flint tool is sub-rectangular in plan and profile and consists of the lower part of a blade. It measures ??? length, ??? width, and is ??? thick. The blade weighs ???. The bulb of percussion has been snapped off, and this end has been roughly trimmed. The opposite end has also been trimmed, but this has been achieved by more careful knapping. The left hand long vertical side has been reworked. There are also a number of scars on the blade presumably caused by damage in the plough soil. …
Created on: Thursday 14th April 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: CPAT-599A20
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint flake of mottled grey colour, possibly utilised.
Created on: Friday 16th February 2007
Last updated: Thursday 7th April 2011
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Record ID: HESH-5AC161
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A pyramidal shaped core dating to the Mesolithic period (6500 - 3500 BC). The core is triangular in profile and irregular in plan. A distinct knapping platform is present on the upper edge of the core with areas of multiple blade removals in a single direction around the edge. The small size of this core suggests that it was discarded as waste. There are areas of hinge fracturing near the base. The flint is a light grey colour. The core measures 25.4mm in length, 22.2mm width, is 20.6mm thick and weighs 14.63 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 11th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Norton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-5AE2D3
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Small snapped coarse flint or chert blade or bladelet of later Mesolithic date (6000BC - 3500BC). It has been struck from a core and has the generic crested appearance. The blade is snapped and shows no sign of retouch on either tip or long edges. The underside / ventral face shows conchoidal rippling. The blades measure 19.3mm length, 11.5mm width, is 2.5mm thick and weighs 0.53 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 11th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Norton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-5AAA77
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Seven flakes of tertiary debitage (from the third / final phase of tool making) of Neolithic date (3500-2100 BC). The flakes are all struck on poor quality flint which varies in coarseness and colour, all being glacial or riverine derived, some possibly being chert rather than flint. None of the waste flakes have been reworked / retouched to form other artefacts such as scrapers. The dorsal faces of some of the flakes show ridges and flake scars, the reverse faces show conchoidal ripples. The flakes have a bulk weight of 34.67 grams
Created on: Wednesday 11th April 2012
Last updated: Friday 13th April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Norton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CPAT-183787
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Small flint scraper made on a flake. There is a retouch on the dorsal surface.
Created on: Tuesday 27th March 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: CPAT-187156
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Small flint scraper/borer made on a flake. Retouch on dorsal surface. Large area of white cortex at supposed proximal end. Blunt point at supposed distal end. Poor quality flint.
Created on: Tuesday 27th March 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: CPAT-188C40
Object type: BURNT FLINT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Four pieces of burnt flint, grey and white in colour with some crazed patination on the surfaces. One flake with bulb of percussion, others are more likely lumps.
Created on: Tuesday 27th March 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2013
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Record ID: CPAT-D5CC26
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
This is most probably the remains of a thumbnail scraper from the Neolithic period. There is some remaining evidence of a platform at the proximal end. The dorsal surface carries several ridges and negative scars. The ventral surface shows limited evidence of a diffuse bulbar scar. One edge appears to have been re-touched but due to the poor quality of the flint this is not definite. The material is dark brown with small light grey inclusions throughout. There is one very small piece of surviving cortex.
Created on: Friday 14th November 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: CPAT-24D6E1
Object type: CORE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
This is possibly a Neolithic flint core. One side is 'ventral like' being flat and smooth but with no evidence of ripple, the other is 'dorsal' in form with some ripple and dorsal scarring. One side of the dorsal ridge is smooth, whilst the other has multiple fractures with no distinctive sign of retouch removal or the typical conchoidal scarring so often found with worked pieces. The 'dorsal' side also has cortex in situ to both ends and what might be seen as the proximal end, has a platform. There are two distinct miss-strike scars to the larger of the cortex faces. Directly b…
Created on: Monday 24th August 2009
Last updated: Tuesday 19th April 2011
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Record ID: CPAT-245567
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
This is a particularly fine Neolithic-Early Bronze Age scraper or knife. The proximal end has a clear platform and a bulb of percussion that ends abruptly, in a step fracture, co-incident with a banded inclusion. The ventral surface is then marked by the typical ripple effect running away from the scar. The implement is further refined in having both a convex and a straight/slightly concave working edge. The convex edge is marked by parallel and sub-parallel retouch and has a cutting edge of 60mm. The concave/straight side is 26mm in length and has alternating parallel retouch gi…
Created on: Monday 24th August 2009
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd November 2011
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Record ID: CPAT-39E531
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
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This is a lithic blade and most probably Neolithic in origin. As the length of this artefact is more than twice the width, with the sides more or less parallel, it may logically be called a blade. Typical of lithic blades, the cross section is triangulate. In side profile the blade has a slightly crescentic form. There is a clear bulb of percussion, at the proximal end of the ventral surface with associated but minimal ripples down the ventral face. The dorsal surface has a pronounced dorsal ridge and scars with a concoidal fracture that has removed a portion of the ridge, at th…
Created on: Tuesday 25th August 2009
Last updated: Tuesday 19th April 2011
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Record ID: CPAT-3A4F62
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
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This is a small worked flake forming a double side scraper, probably of Neolithic origin. The ventral surface is marked by a distinct bulb of percussion and the resultant 'ripple' effect running to the distal end. There is a fragment of cortex remaining on the proximal end. The dorsal surface has pronounced divergent dorsal scar with an area of percussion ripple from previous removal. This implement has two distinct retouched sides, one being convex and the other, straight. Both edges have 'normal' retouch at an angle to the ventral surface of about 60 deg. Close examination …
Created on: Tuesday 25th August 2009
Last updated: Tuesday 19th April 2011
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Record ID: CPAT-FB1747
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Powys
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A triangulate worked flint blade of Neolithic origin (3500-2100BC). The ventral surface has a small bulb of percussion with faint trace of the percussion ripples across the surface. The dorsal side has a single lateral edge/dorsal ridge, running the length of the blade with dorsal scarring along much of its length. The cutting edge is formed on the slightly convex side with direct parallel retouch, some of which looks to have been damaged through the passage of time. The material is a multi coloured (pale cream/brown/red) and partly translucent flint with numerous inclusions of ferr…
Created on: Monday 9th August 2010
Last updated: Thursday 12th May 2011
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