Record Details

NHER Number:35155
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished flint axehead

Summary

In 1998 a Neolithic polished flint axehead was recovered from this site.

Images

  • A Neolithic flint handaxe from Tunstead.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2988 2164
Map Sheet:TG22SE
Parish:TUNSTEAD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1998. Stray find.
1 Neolithic polished flint axe. Broken traversely towards the butt end and badly damaged at the cutting edge. Residual length 125mm, width 68mm and thickness 39mm. Well polished over the central point of each face. Edges not facetted. See drawing (S1).
Identified by P. Robins (NCM), 24 February 2000.
K. Hinds (NLA), 25 February 2000.

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

<S1>Illustration: [unknown]. 2000. Drawing of a fragmentary Neolithic polished flint axehead. Paper. 1:1.

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