|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Neolithic polished stone axehead|
In 1913 a Neolithic ground stone axehead was recovered from an unknown location within Sustead.
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|Parish:||SUSTEAD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Ground stone axehead.
Examined petrologically (N2) and shown to be a fine grained tuff from Pike of Stickle, Great Langdale (Group VI). Geological Survey Enquiry 1213.
See (S1) (exhibited to the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia on 23 March 1914) and (S2).
Held by NCM, formerly part of the F. Barclay Collection, and before that the J. Cox Collection.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Sustead. |
|<S1>||Article in serial: 1914. Summary of Proceedings. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol I Pt IV (for 1913-14) pp 485-491. p 490. |
|<S2>||Article in serial: Clough, T. H. Mck. and Green, B. 1972. The petrological identification of stone implements from East Anglia. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol 38 pp 108-155. |
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