Record Details

NHER Number:4808
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic chipped flint axehead

Summary

In about 1919-20 a chipped flint Neolithic axe with a glossy surface and blue/grey patina was recovered.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 7708 9586
Map Sheet:TL79NE
Parish:NORTHWOLD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

About 1919-20. Found between Mill Farm and Devils Dyke. West of Mill Covert.
A chipped flint Neolithic axe with a glossy surface and blue/grey patina was recovered.
Seen by R. R. Clarke 3 July 1934.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

See sketch on record card (S1) showing dimensions.

Area centred on grid reference above (correct 6in RRC).
See (S2) OS Records.
R. J. Rickett (NAU) 10 April 1990.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Northwold.
<S2>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 79 NE 5.

Related records - none

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