Record Details

NHER Number:3443
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead and scraper and medieval pottery sherds

Summary

A Neolithic polished flint axehead was found in 1962. A Neolithic flint scraper and fragments of medieval pottery were recovered during the Fenland Survey in 1982.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 663 124
Map Sheet:TF61SE
Parish:WORMEGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Large field on Fen skirtland (subdivision on Ordnance Survey removed).

1962; at about 662 128 (NHER 3443, context 1).
Polished flint axe found.
In KLM.
Information from NCM card.

19 November 1982. Fenland fieldwalking.
Whole field walked.
Few sherds, some medieval and others; one flint scraper. No concentration.
R. Silvester (NAU), 19 November 1982.

For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S1).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WGY AA. FENS.
---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 61 SE 26.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Wormegay.
<S1>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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