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Record ID: SF-999497
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A ?complete flint implement of probable palaeolithic date. It is large, roughly oval in shape and triangular in cross-section. Cortex still covers part of the dorsal face. There is a lot of damage around all sides of the butt end and the bulb of percussion is not visible. There are a few long, thin flaking scars at the distal end of the dorsal face and a small amount of irregular retouch around this edge, but this is crude and as such the object is difficult to classify as a formal tool type. All faces are covered in an orange patina as a probable result of deposition in river gravels…
Created on: Friday 4th September 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 16th December 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Framlingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-991913
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A ?complete flint implement of probable palaeolithic date. It is a large natural flake, roughly triangular in shape, but there appears to be a some irregular, short, abrupt retouch along two of the sides. This is very crude and as such the object is difficult to classify as a formal tool type. The majority of both faces is covered in an orange patina as a probable result of deposition in river gravels, suggesting a palaeolithic date, but one end has a milky grey patina probably from where it was in contact with a different type of deposit. Length: 74.86mm, width: 68.39mm, thickness…
Created on: Friday 4th September 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 16th December 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Framlingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-7DACE5
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A patinated and re-used lithic implement of Upper Palaolithic or later date. One face has a patination that is dark red to orange/brown in colour with extensive flake removal. At a later date the object appears to have been re-used resulting in the opposite face being removed and revealing the unpatinated dark grey flint at the core of the object, with relatively neat edge retouch along one side and some possibly flake removal at one end (distal end?). The entire object measures 119.85mm in length, 93.68mm in width, 30.31mm in thickness and 406g in weight. The patination on the orig…
Created on: Tuesday 30th July 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 14th January 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great Glemham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-3C3D21
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete but large flint blade of Upper Palaeolithic to Neolithic date. It has a dark brown or grey flint that has been stained a variety of browns possibly due to deposition in a peaty soil. The blade is snapped at both ends, one of the breaks being modern and the other ancient, and has bifacial edge retouch. It measures 149.78mm in length, 52.40mm in width, 22.06mm in thickness, and weighs 153.15g.
Created on: Monday 1st June 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lakenheath', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-04F976
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A short patinated worked flint flake of probable Palaeolithic date. It has some orange/red staining and a prominent striking platform but apparently no bulb of percussion, although this may have been removed as parallel flake scars are visible on one face. It has limited edge retouch and measures 44.69mm in length, 39.43mm in width, 10.01mm in thickness, and weighs 20.87g.
Created on: Thursday 23rd April 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ousden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-52A194
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The butt end of an ovate or pointed hand-axe of Lower Palaeolithic date. The flint is dark grey in colour and has deep medium brown coloured staining on the surfaces and on the breaks, suggesting that the breaks are ancient. It has fine, shallow bifacial flaking on all surfaces leaving just three small areas of cortex visible. There is little evidence of rolling and no evidence of ploughmarks suggesting recent disturbance. The axe measures 96.31mm in length, 79.55mm in width, 30.35mm in thickness, and weighs 221.86g. This fragment is of Lower Palaeolithic date from between c.700,000 an…
Created on: Tuesday 2nd December 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hepworth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-E443D0
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Four flint implements, surface finds discovered whilst metal-detecting. 1) Long blade with retouch along lateral edges, and cortex at distal end. Brown flint possibly iron stained, 73.62mm in length, 17.9mm wide. Upper Paleolithic to Neolithic. 2) Scraper, roughly circular, unpatinated with steep edge-retouch similar to a tortoise-core. 20.9mm x 18.25mm, 2.6mm in thickness. Probably Late Neolithic. 3)Small blade/ long flake, unpatinated, with rough retouch along one edge. 24.6mm x 11.55mm, Neolithic or Early Bronze Age 4) Small blade, lightly patinated with parallel blade scars on…
Created on: Monday 15th September 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gedgrave', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-7DEB05
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Relatively heavily patinated thick flint biface which appears to have been 'rolled.' Oval in form with S-shaped side profile on one side. Probably Lower or middle Palaeolithic, ie 40,000-700,000 BC, but possibly re-deposited after re-use during the mesolithic or some later preiod.
Created on: Friday 29th February 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wangford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-A8C524
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
46 flint lithic implements, listed below by finders reference number. It s a mixed date assemblage, with a Mesolithic/Neolithic content and probably a later Bronze Age or even Iron Age element, i.e; c. 1600-200 BC, interesting re-use of smoe patinated pieces, e.g nos, 31 and 35. 4: Large unpatinated possibly natural flake with edge damage. 5: Patinated and stained long flake, possibly palaeolithic. 6: Patinated long flake with later unapatinated retouch along one edge, Mesolithic/Neolithic and Bronze Age. 7: Unpatinated long flake with crude edge retouch, later prehistori…
Created on: Thursday 20th December 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Barking', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-A8B3A4
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A heavily patinated and stained reddish brown flake, no cortex surviving. Probably but not definately worked, with some recent edge damage exposing a black flint. Possibly palaeolithic in date.
Created on: Thursday 20th December 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Battisford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-AD0E36
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A patinated and stained end scraper on a long flake, Upper Palaeolithic to Neolithic in date.
Created on: Tuesday 21st August 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great Finborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-ACDDE7
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An unpatinated brown stained squat flake with retouch forming a roughly oval shaped scraper, Upper Palaeolithic to Bronze Age in date.
Created on: Tuesday 21st August 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great Finborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-AC7A23
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An unpatinated brown stained oval scraper, which could be Upper Palaeolithic to Bronze Age in date.
Created on: Tuesday 21st August 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great Finborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-03F8B5
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
a snapped longblade, of probable Upper Paleolithic date. It is an orange-brown flint, rectangular and 95.48mm in length (width between 37 and 45mm) weighing 65.69g. The longblade has retouch along one edge, with smaller areas of retouch along the other edge and the distal end fracture. The retouch could be the result of re-utilisation at a later date.
Created on: Monday 13th August 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Needham Market', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-E1FF33
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Middle Palaeolithic Levallois core, knapped from very high quality dark black flint. The core has two convex faces. The upper surface has a considerable amount of flakes removed, leaving a large amount of flaking scars and impact ripples on the surface. There are patches of natural mid-grey cortex surviving on the outer edges of this surface. The other face has a bulb of percussion and there is a hinged fracture along part of the outer edge. This surface has only been worked around the edge, the majority of the surface remaining smooth with the exception of a few small scars. There is …
Created on: Friday 17th November 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SF-A90988
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
three prehistoric flint tools. 1) a deep brown patinated flint blade, with limited end retouch and slightly notched. It is 52.4mm in length and 18.80mm wide, broadening out to 31mm in width at the base. It weighs 7.36g. There is retouch and use wear along one edge, and there are parallel blade scars on the dorsal face. This blade probably dates to the Upper Paleolithic or Mesolithic periods. 2)an unpatinated black flake with 50% cortex, it is 36.98mm in length and 18.3mm wide, weighing 3.37g. It has parallel flake scars on the dorsal face, and is probably Neolithic or Early Bronze A…
Created on: Friday 15th September 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Oakley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-922643
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two lithic implments, the first is a flake which is patinated and partially stained medium brown with slight retouch or use wear and is prehistoric in date. The second is a snapped long blade with steep edge retouch on one edge and relatively crude retouch on the other, shallower edge. It is sub-triangular in cross-section. The flint is grey and deeply stained medium and dark rusty brown this example is probably Upper Palaeolithic in date.
Created on: Wednesday 21st June 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ipswich', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-A7E0D5
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
1: A squat leaf-shaped biface, quite thick and crude, probably a small neolithic laurel leaf type flint, slight blue-grey patination. 2: End scraper hand hammer struck, unpatinated, probably Neolithic or Early Bronze Age. 3: Snapped long flake with areas of edge retouch, including notch. Deep brown stained, Upper Palaeolithic to Neolithic in date. 4: Squat secondary flake with limited edge retouch, probably Bronze Age.
Created on: Wednesday 29th March 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lakenheath', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-7F7E75
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint probable Upper Palaeolithic, 40,000 BC to 8,300BC, flake, patinated a light grey with a hinge fracture across one end, possible retouched edges and plough damaged edges and tip.
Created on: Monday 27th March 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kedington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-0C4293
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
10 worked flints. 1-2: 2 very small flakes/spalls one with a hinge fracture 1 with natural striking platform, unpatinated probably later prehistoric in date. 3: Squat flake with hinge fracture part patinated probably Bronze Age in date. 4: Truncated blade like flake with cortex on distal end, unpatinated, probably Neolithic or early Bronze Age. 5-7: 3 long flakes with edge retouch/use wear, 1 with natural striking platform, Neolithic or early Bronze Age in date. 8: small flake slightly rolled, possibly natural or lower palaeolithic. 9: Slightly rolled flake with poss…
Created on: Tuesday 10th May 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cavenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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