Record Details

NHER Number:20438
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint find

Summary

A Neolithic polished flint axehead was found on the surface of a field in 1984.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 6430 9924
Map Sheet:TL69NW
Parish:RYSTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

May 1984. West of Duke's Plantation. Found on surface of sugar beet field. Neolithic flint axe, grey, extremely well polished. One side blade edge rounded, other has a corner (see outline sketch (S1) in file). Length 16cm. Width across working end 6.5cm. Width across butt 3.5cm. Butt semi-circular.
E. M. James (KLM), 30 May 1984.

See rough sketch (S1) in file.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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