Record Details

NHER Number:3121
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric burnt mound, Neolithic polished flint axehead


In 1973 a Neolithic polished flint axehead was recovered from the surface of this area. Two areas of pot boilers were also found on the field surface nearby.


  • A Neolithic axehead from Thurning.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service


Grid Reference:TG 0732 2949
Map Sheet:TG02NE

Full description

1973. Found on surface of field of stubble.
Polished flint axe.
Drawn (S1) by T.H. Mck Clough 1973.

Two areas of pot boilers found on field surface near find spot of polished flint axe. Areas about size of archaeology office.
Samples in NCM. [1]

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT BOILER (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 02 NE 8.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Thurnings.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Clough, T.. 1973. Drawing of a Neolithic polished flint axehead.. Card. 1:1.

Related records - none

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