Record Details

NHER Number:14444
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead

Summary

A Neolithic flint axehead found during the construction of the railway in about 1879.

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Location

Parish:HELHOUGHTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

'In building the railway at Raynham' (presumably means near Raynham Park Station which is in Helhoughton).
Chipped flint axe, Neolithic.
This would have been around 1879.
From (S1) quoting (S2).

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

<S1>Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards.
<S2>Article in serial: 1913. Summary of Proceedings. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol I Pt III (for 1912-13) pp 378-382. p 381.

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