Record Details

NHER Number:3352
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flaked flint axeheads

Summary

In 1958 a Neolithic flaked flint axehead was recovered from clay and gravel from this site. Another axehead in the King's Lynn Museum is also thought to have come from this site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6285 1615
Map Sheet:TF61NW
Parish:WEST WINCH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

12 February 1958. Found in clay and gravel at depth of 0.3m (1ft).
Chipped flint axe according to KLM; 'axehead' on NCM card (S1). Also fragment of bone.
In KLM [1].
Original information from NCM card (S1), altered and grid ref corrected from KLM 6 inch map (S2).
E. Rose (NAU).

F. Healy notes another similar flint tool in KLM from West Winch [2], continuity of daybook number suggests possibly from same site.
E. Rose (NAU), 27 May 1981.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Unknown date)
  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Serial: 1958. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries. Vol 5. p 5.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 61 NW 18.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Winch (West).
<S1>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S2>Map: King's Lynn Museum. KLM 6 inch Record Map.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2020 Norfolk Historic Environment Service