Record Details

NHER Number:16261
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flaked axehead


In 1976 a Neolithic flaked axehead with an unusual shape was recovered from a drainage ditch in this area.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 328 010
Map Sheet:TG30SW

Full description

1976. Stray Find.
Found 2 ft 6 inches [0.8m] deep in drainage trench [1]:
1 Neolithic flaked flint axehead. Unusual waisted shape. See drawing (S1) and photographs.
Identified by A. Gregory (NAU).
Compiled by W. Milligan (NCM), 1980.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 12 July 2016.

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: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.
<S1>Illustration: Gregory, T. 1976. Drawing of a Neolithic waisted flaked flint axehead. Card. 1:1.

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