Record Details

NHER Number:1812
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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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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