Grimes Graves
Grime's Graves is a large Neolithic flint mining complex near Brandon in England close to the border between Norfolk and Suffolk. It was worked between circa 3000 BC and circa 1900 BC, although production may have continued well into the Bronze and Iron Ages (and later) owing to the low cost of flint compared with metals. Flint was much in demand for making stone axes in the Neolithic period. Flint nodules were always in demand for other uses, such as for building and as strikers for muskets.
The scheduled monument extends over an area of some 37 ha (96 acres) and consists of at least 433 shafts dug into the natural chalk to reach seams of flint. The largest shafts are more than 14 m (40 feet) deep and 12 m in diameter at the surface. It has been calculated that more than 2,000 tonnes of chalk had to be removed from the larger shafts, taking 20 men around five months, before stone of sufficient quality was reached. An upper 'topstone' and middle 'wallstone' seam of flint was dug through on the way to the deeper third 'floorstone' seam which most interested the miners.

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Grimes Graves - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Grimes Graves | Norfolk Heritage Guide - Britain Express
Grimes Graves in Norfolk is a Neolithic flint mine of extraordinary size and scope. This article contains history, archaeology and visitor information.
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Grimes Graves near Brandon, Suffolk, UK - BrandonSuffolk.com
Grimes Graves near Brandon, Suffolk is the only Neolithic flint mine in Britain that is open to visitors.
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British Museum - Excavations at Grimes Graves, vol. 6
Summary of a British Museum research project about the excavation of Grimes Graves, a flint mining site during the late Neolithic and later the Bronze Age.
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Grimes Graves in Ely - Attractions | Frommer's
Location, On B1107, 4km (2 3/4 miles) northeast of Brandon, Norfolkshire. Hours, Mar and Oct Thurs-Mon 10am-5pm; Apr-Sept daily 10am-6pm. Transportation ...
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DATING GRIMES GRAVES - Journals at the University of Arizona
A large database of 14C measurements exists for Grimes Graves: a total of 147 British ... Grimes Graves is the name historically given to a prehistoric flint-mining  ...
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Nanine Lin Grimes (1965 - 1980) - Find A…
Birth: May 7, 1965: Death: Sep. 5, 1980 : Burial: Fort Logan National Cemetery Denver Denver County Colorado, USA Plot: Section Q, Site 1969 Maintained by: J.A. & D.S.
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Benjamin Franklin "Grimes" Davis (1832…
Birth: 1832, USA: Death: Jun. 9, 1863, USA: Civil War Union Army Officer. Born in Alabama and raised in Mississippi, he attended the United States Military Academy ...
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Public · By Edinburgh University Archaeology Society - Archsoc ... On one of the antler picks found at Grimes Graves archaeologists found a miner's fingerprint ...
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Flint: The Story of Grimes Graves. Synopsis: Looks at the specific archaeological features of pre-historic flint mines and describes the industry which the mine ...
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Grimes Graves can serve as a case study for the Neolithic flint mining and ... Grime's Graves is an unimpressive site in the flat Chalk upland of East Anglia, ...
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More radiocarbon analyses have been produced for the Neolithic flint mines of Grimes Graves than for any other site with which the British Museum's ...
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Jun 29, 2013 ... BURLESON "BURLEY" GRIMES II, 63, of Mechanicsburg, died Thursday, ... Grimes was an Ohio State University graduate and was a board ...
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Grimes earned her B.A. and M.A. at the University of Maryland. ... The Grave Maurice (New York: Viking Penguin, 2002); The Winds of Change (New York: Viking ...
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Francis Blomefield thought that the mines at Grimes Graves represented “a very curious” Viking settlement. In 1852, the Rev. C.R. Manning reported that the ...
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Grimes Graves, Thetford, Suffolk | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Not an east place to photograph as I was expecting it to be a bit bigger !!
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Neil Oliver visits Creswell Crags, Grimes Graves & the great stone circle and henge of Avebury in BBC's Sacred Wonders of Britain | Unreality TV
Sacred Wonders of Britain: In the first of a three-part series archeologist, historian and broadcaster Neil Oliver sets off in search of the Sacred Wonders
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Wild and Wonderful: Eye-catching Insects ~ Rove Beetle at Grimes Graves
We were re-visiting the ancient flint mines at Grimes Graves at the weekend. There were no Woolly Mammoths, but a large black Rove Beetle caught my eye.
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NERTAM - Asociación Moxiganga: Milford Graves, Marshall Allen y Henry Grimes en concierto
Música libre y encantadora… Benefit Concert for The Under Line (NYC), 2012. [forthcoming Lower East Side performance space]Marshall Allen: E.
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Neil Oliver visits Creswell Crags, Grimes Graves & the great stone circle and henge of Avebury in BBC’s Sacred Wonders of Britain | FM News
Neil Oliver visits Creswell Crags, Grimes Graves & the great stone circle and henge of Avebury in BBC’s Sacred Wonders of Britain | Unreality TV. .
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Grimes Graves, Santon Downham and the garden.
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Grime's Graves (Grimes Graves) | Fieldnotes by ruskus | The Modern Antiquarian.com
Grime's Graves (Grimes Graves) (Ancient Mine / Quarry) on The Modern Antiquarian, the UK & Ireland's most popular megalithic community website. Fieldnotes by ruskus.
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Historical articles and illustrations » Blog Archive » Grime’s Caves were long-forgotten Stone Age mine-shafts
This edited article about British prehistoric monuments originally appeared in Look and Learn issue number 434 published on 9 May 1970. Stone Age settlement and people working a nearby flint mine by Angus McBride For centuries the mystery of Grime’s Graves has baffled everyone.
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Milford Graves, Marshall Allen & Henry Grimes
Totally awesome performance from Milford Graves, Marshall Allen and Henry Grimes.
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