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HER Number: 4001
Record Type: Find Spot
Name: Neolithic Artefacts (Wood Farm)

Grid Reference: SP 474 212
Parish:TACKLEY, WEST OXFORDSHIRE, OXFORDSHIRE

Monument Type(s):

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Summary

Surface collection by W Evetts recoverd c.1904; material in Pitt Rivers Museum; possible early or late Neolithic domestic activity represented.

Associated Monuments

  • None
  • Associated Finds:

  • FOX1560 - ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FOX1558 - FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FOX1559 - SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • Description

    1) 179 artefacts: 54 flakes, 22 scrapers, 30+ arrowheads.
    2) Large surface collecgion of material from Wood Farm by W Evetts c 1904, and donated to Pitt-Rivers Museum. Includes celts, flakes, arrowheads, scrapers and other implements in large numbers. Information transcribed from Pitt Rivers accession card, which has now been discarded.
    3) Copy of inked illustration of unifacial tool (chopper?) drawn by KM Nimmo in 1972; original transferred to Standlake (SVL, 21/06/07).


    <1> Robin Holgate, 1988, Neolithic Settlement in the Thames Basin, pp.249, 253 (Serial). SOX361.


    <2> Local Informant as main provider of information, OUDCE student S Thorpe from Pitt Rivers Card Index, 22.5.96. See card in DRF (Verbal communication). SOX277.


    <3> Additional Information in Detailed Record File, copy of artefact illustration (Index). SOX258.

    Sources

    <1>Robin Holgate. 1988. Neolithic Settlement in the Thames Basin. British Archaeological Report 194. pp.249, 253. [Serial / SOX361]
    <2>Local Informant as main provider of information. OUDCE student S Thorpe from Pitt Rivers Card Index, 22.5.96. See card in DRF. [Verbal communication / SOX277]
    <3>Additional Information in Detailed Record File. copy of artefact illustration. [Index / SOX258]