Record Details

NHER Number:2687
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished flint axehead and fragment

Summary

In 1956 the cutting edge of a Neolithic polished flint axehead, as well as a single whole axehead, were recovered from this area.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8417 0530
Map Sheet:TF80NW
Parish:SOUTH PICKENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1956. 1 1/8 miles (1.81km) northwest of church.
Cutting edge of polished flint axehead, also a whole one, given away.
In NCM.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Letter in file seems to refer to this, from attached sketch map (S1).

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

---Serial: 1956. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries. No 3. p 4.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 80 NW 24.
---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. Pickenham (South).
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..

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