|Type of record:||Find Spot|
A Neolithic polished flint axehead found in a sewer trench in 1975. The axehead is thought to have been found with a wooden handle, although this was not recovered.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 6674 1439|
|Parish:||MIDDLETON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
December 1975. About 1.8m (6 feet) deep in peaty clay. Found in sewer trench.
Polished flint axe, pointed butt with flake scars. Said to have been found with wooden handle, not recovered.
Circular section 3.8cm to 5cm (1 1/2 - 2 feet) diameter, with axe mounted in split end. Bound with 'cloth or leather or reeds'.
(S1) in the Illustration Library.
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- HANDLE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 61 SE 20. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Illustration: Gregory, T.. 1976. Dtawing of a Neolithic polished flint axehead.. Card. 1:1. |
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