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Record details

BCC record ID:0014360000
Type of record:Find Spot
Summary:Late neolithic flint knife and arrowhead found in excavation at Low Farm
Grid Reference:SU 99390 86230
Parish:

FULMER, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

Associated finds

  • PLANO CONVEX KNIFE (1) (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • TRANSVERSE ARROWHEAD (1) (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected status

  • Planning Notification Area

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Unclassified

Full description

ONLY 2 OF THE TOOLS FOUND WITH THE MESOLITHIC ASSEMBLAGE (50:000) WERE DISTINCTLY NEOLITHIC: THE FIRST, A TRANSVERSE ARROWHEAD OF ASYMMETRICAL TYPE, THE OTHER A PLANO-CONVEX KNIFE. IT IS ARGUED THAT VERY LITTLE OF THE WASTE IS NEOLITHIC: ALL CORES ARE BLADE CORES & 60% WASTE HAD 3:5 PROPORTIONS OR LESS (B5).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: ROUSE E C 1930 FULMER:SITE OF THE OLD PARISH CHURC H. IN RECSOFBUCKS12PP202-204"".
<2>Article in serial: RECS OF BUCKS 17 1963 PP202, 208 /BCM ACCESSIONS R EGISTER..
<3>Bibliographic reference: COLVIN H M 1963 HISTORY OF THE KINGS WORKS VOL 2 P 942.
<4>Article in serial: RECS OF BUCKS 19 1973 P222 AND FARLEY M E 1973.
<5>Bibliographic reference: FARLEY M E 1978 EXCAVATIONS AT LOW FARM, FULMER, B UCKS. 1: THE MESOLITHIC OCCUPATION. IN RECSOFBUCK.
<6>Bibliographic reference: FARLEY M E 1982 EXCAVATIONS AT LOW FARM, FULMER, B UCKS. II, THE MEDIEVAL MANOR. IN RECSOFBUCKS24PP4.
<7>Bibliographic reference: CAS 0143 SITE ARCHIVE (FILED).
<8>Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 3 PP276-277.

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC10579:

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