Record Details

NHER Number:2722
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished flint axehead


At an unspecified date, a Neolithic polished flint axehead was recovered from Stanford. The exact location and circumstances of its discovery are unknown.

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Full description

Polished or igneous.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Refers to end - polished flint axe now held by Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography, formerly held by Greenwell.
Information from F. Healy (NAU).
See (S1)
E. Rose (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. Stanford.
<S1>Publication: Evans, J. 1897. The Ancient Stone Implements, Weapons and Ornaments of Great Britain. 2nd Edition. p 91.

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