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    • County: Suffolk
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    • Broad period: NEOLITHIC
    • Primary material: Flint

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Record ID: SF-42B8C0
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A reworked Neolithic polished stone reworked axehead. It is roughly oval in shape and plano-convex in cross section. Several areas on both faces feature the original polished surface and this is particularly apparent at the butt end of one face. The outer end appears to have broken away, however, and the remaining portion of the axe has been retouched with large, scaled, invasive flakes to allow it to be reused. The stone is light grey in colour, perhaps some kind of flint, with some patination and patches of high gloss in places. The original polished axe would have been of Neolit…
Created on: Friday 19th June 2015
Last updated: Monday 27th June 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sutton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-4AACD8
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete and re-worked polished Neolithic axehead. It is roughly oval in form and pointed-oval in cross section, and struck from a mottled pale grey flint. One edge and part of one face have the remains of extensive polishing, however the surrounding areas of both faces have extensive flake removal. The axe is very sort and both ends of the object have short, semi-abrupt and scaled retouch. Thissuggeststhat it may have been damaged or broken in antiquity and then subsequently re-worked for different usage, the original polished axe being much larger. It measures 73.29mm in length…
Created on: Friday 6th February 2015
Last updated: Monday 9th March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lavenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-0946B1
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An assemble of 2 chert implements of possible Mesolithic to Neolithic date. They have a combined total weight of 207.07g. 1) A partially complete broken possible rough out of a chert tranchet hand axe of possible Mesolithic to Neolithic date. It is an elongated oval with a flat butt. The blade is crescentic with a roughly D-shaped cross-section. This object measures 113.19mm in length, 45.57mm in width, 35.82mm in thickness, 163.19g in weight. 2) A heavily patinated and abraded tertiary chert flake of possible Mesolithic to Neolithic date. It is truck from a light grey white mot…
Created on: Tuesday 5th August 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 5th August 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Combs', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-6BD845
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A lightly patinated leaf-shaped flake of Later Prehistoric date. It is struck from a dark brown flint. It is bi-facially worked and pointed oval in cross-section with a relatively flat dorsal face. This flake measures 23.30mm in length, 15.78mm in width, 4.09mm in thickness, 1.16g in weight.
Created on: Tuesday 10th June 2014
Last updated: Friday 13th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Milden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-C4DC5D
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete bi-facially worked leading edge rough out of a flint axe of Later Neolithic date. Only the distal end survives, the remainder of the object is missing due to old breaks, now worn. It is struck from a mid-grey flint. It has a crescentic blade with a lenticular cross-section. There is a large hinge fracture where it terminates in old breaks. Circa 15% cortex remaining. This hand axe measures 26.42mm in length, 43.30mm in width, 12.74mm in thickness, 15.70g in weight.
Created on: Wednesday 21st May 2014
Last updated: Friday 23rd May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Reydon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-EE1FA1
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete oblique arrowhead of Late Neolithic -Early Bronze Age date. It is missing the tip and possibly the tang due to old breaks, now worn. It has bifacial retouch limited to one edge and further retouch limited to one face. This arrowhead measures 38.82mm in length, 20.04mm in width, 4.47mm in thickness, 3.91g in weight.
Created on: Tuesday 11th March 2014
Last updated: Monday 9th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lackford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-FFE554
Object type: LEAF ARROWHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An unpatinated flint leaf-shaped arrowhead of Neolithic date. It is struck on a mottled grey flint flake with neat edge retouch anf flake removal on both faces. The entire object measures 36.01mm in length, 15.84mm in width, 4.24mm in thickness and 2.00g in weight. This is a leaf-shaped arrowhead struck on a small flint flake. It is of Neolithic date, c.4000-2550 BC.
Created on: Wednesday 22nd January 2014
Last updated: Monday 9th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shotley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-2D41A4
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete unpatinated oblique flint arrowhead of Late Neolithic - Early Bronze Age date. It is light grey, short and crude. It has extensive knapping on one face and a pointed tip. There is a notch as the proximal end. This arrowhead measures 32.74mm in length, 20.38mm in width, 6.21mm in thickness, 3.49g in weight.
Created on: Thursday 19th December 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 29th January 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ramsholt', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-9ADC83
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete polished flint axehead of Neolithic date. It is missing the butt end, due to snapping. It is struck from a mottled grey flint. It is broadly rectangular in form, pointed oval in cross section and flaring towards the crescentric cutting edge. The cutting edge has retouch/use wear present on both faces. Flake removal is present on the outer edges, likely caused through post-depositional damage. There are six areas of spalling, cause unknown. This axe measures 101.21mm in length, 49.05mm in width at the cutting edge, 32.21mm in width at butt end, 19.01mm in thickness …
Created on: Thursday 12th December 2013
Last updated: Monday 11th August 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great Finborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-E339C8
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete polished flint axehead of Neolithic date. It is struck from a pale white to grey flint, is plano-convex in section, oval in form and has a crescentic blade. The axe has the remains of an all-over polish with flake rermoval at the blade end of both faces resultant from retouch or re-sharpening of the cutting edge in antiquity. This axe measures 135.82mm in length, 58.11mm in width, 37.40mm in thickness and 296.41g in weight. This axe dates to the Neolithic period, c.4000-2550 BC.
Created on: Thursday 21st November 2013
Last updated: Monday 11th August 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bromeswell', grid reference and parish protected.


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