Record Details

NHER Number:11546
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flaked flint axehead

Summary

In 1923 a large Neolithic flaked flint axehead that had been dug up in Eaton was exhibited to the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia in Norwich by the finder.

Images - none

Location

Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

5 February 1923. 'Probably the largest Neolithic implement yet found in Norfolk' dug up at Eaton, was exhibited to the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia in Norwich by finder.
Of 'Cissbury flint mining type', flat-based, 6.35cm (2.5in) wide, almost 30cm (1ft) long, 8.9cm (3.5in) high, weiging over 4.5lbs.
See (S1).

Originally recorded in the parish of Eaton, now part of Norwich.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 20 NW 148.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Article in Serial: 1923. Summary of Proceedings. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol IV Pt I (for 1922-23) pp 126-131. p 127.

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