Record Details

NHER Number:10868
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead (Bressingham, marginal)

Summary

A Neolithic polished axehead, made of flint, found in 1881.

Images - none

Location

Parish:BRESSINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
SOUTH LOPHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1881.
'Wood Farm, South Lopham'.
Fragment of polished flint axe.
See (S1).

21 October 1980.
No Wood Farm known in South Lopham or found on maps.
However, there is a Wood Farm in Bressingham just to the east, and its lands may well have extended into this parish.
E. Rose (NAU)

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Lopham (South).
<S1>Publication: Rye, W. 1909. Catalogue of Antiquities Found Principally in East Anglia. 8, no. 16.

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