Record Details

NHER Number:11931
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead and bones of unknown date

Summary

A Neolithic flint chipped and polished axehead and bones of unknown date, found in 1976.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 1049 2041
Map Sheet:TG12SW
Parish:GREAT WITCHINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1976. Stray Find.
Found while digging drainage ditches north of spring, south of brook:
1 Neolithic chipped and polished flint axe. See drawing (S1).
Also many bones found, reported as "old, stained brown with peat, but too small for animal bones".
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 3 August 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Unknown date)
  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. 1976. Drawing of a Neolithic flaked and polished flint axehead. Paper. 1:1.

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