Record Details

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


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


Grid Reference:TF 663 124
Map Sheet:TF61SE

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.
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.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 61 SE 26.
---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. Wormegay.
<S1>Archive: Fenland Folders.

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