Record Details

NHER Number:2517
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished stone axehead

Summary

In the 19th century a Neolithic polished stone axehead was recovered from Wretton or possibly Wereham.

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Location

Parish:WEREHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK
WRETTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

From Wretton or possibly Wereham.
Polished stone axe. Petrology N.24, greenstone. Geol Survey Enquiry no. 1448.
Part of Beloe Collection, held by NCM.
T. Clough (NAU).

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

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Wretton (possibly wereham).
<S1>Article in serial: Clough, T. H. Mck. and Green, B. 1972. The petrological identification of stone implements from East Anglia. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol 38 pp 108-155.

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