Record Details

NHER Number:11333
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished axehead

Summary

In 1976 a Neolithic polished axehead was recovered from this site in association with some modern refuse, which may indicate that it was redeposited from elsewhere.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0219 3221
Map Sheet:TG03SW
Parish:SWANTON NOVERS, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1976. Stray Find.
Found on surface in Dogkennel Wood, after trees blown down:
1 Neolithic cutting edge end of polished flint axe, 9.3cm long, 6.1cm wide. See drawing (S1). Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1976.309).
Found with much 19th/20th century scrap metal and bottles - redeposited?
Compiled by E. Rose (NAU). Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 3 August 2014.

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

<S1>Illustration: Gregory, T. 1976. Drawing of a fragmentary Neolithic polished flint axehead. Card. 1:1.

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