Record Details

NHER Number:20561
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic partially polished flint axehead

Summary

In 1984 a part-polished Neolithic axehead, of yellowish white flint was recovered south of Plough Inn during the clearing of a roadside ditch.

Images

  • A Neolithic part-polished axehead found near Roydon, near Lynn.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7026 2293
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:ROYDON (NEAR LYNN), WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

May 1984. South of Plough Inn. Found in cleaning out roadside ditch. [1], [2].
Part-polished flint axe, yellowish white, blade end part polished, length 15cm, width across blade 5.8cm; rounded end, damaged. Large chip off polished blade on one side.
See drawing in secondary file (S1).
E. M. James (KLM), 23 July 1984

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

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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