|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Neolithic polished axehead|
Before 1909 a Neolithic polished axehead was recovered from the parish of Wretton. The exact date and location of this discovery are unclear.
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|Parish:||WRETTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Stone axe, length 5 3/8 inch (14cm).
Petrology N.15 decomposed dolerite. Geological Survey Enq 1439 (S1) 'matching or very similar to Group I'.
In NCM .
T. Clough (NAU).
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
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Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Wretton. |
|<S1>||Article in Serial: 1970. [unknown]. Bull. Geol. Survey. Vol 33, p 86. |
|<S2>||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. |
|<S3>||Publication: Rye, W. 1909. Catalogue of Antiquities Found Principally in East Anglia. p 12; No 124. |
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