|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Neolithic flint hoard|
A hoard of four Neolithic flint axes, three of them polished, was found about a metre below the surface in 1906.
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|Parish:||WELLS NEXT THE SEA, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
June 1906. Hoard of four axes (three polished) found at top of stone pit on Robert Baker's Farm about 0.9m (3 feet) below surface in loose rubble; greyish white colour. Biggest was 24cm (9 1/2 inches) long, smallest 16.5cm (6 1/2 inches) long.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- HOARD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Article in Serial: Smith, R. A. 1921. Hoards of Neolithic Celts. Archaeologia. Vol 71 (Second Series) pp 113-124. pp 115-116. |
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 94 SW 14. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Article in Serial: 1929. Summary of Proceedings. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol VI Pt II (for 1929) pp 143-145. p 143. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Wells. |
|<S1>||Article in Serial: 1929. Summary of Proceedings. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol VI Pt I (for 1928) pp 55-56. p 56. |
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