Record Details

NHER Number:1812
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint hoard

Summary

A hoard of four Neolithic flint axes, three of them polished, was found about a metre below the surface in 1906.

Images - none

Location

Parish:WELLS NEXT THE SEA, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

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).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • 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

---Archive: 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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