Record Details

NHER Number:6653
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint find

Summary

A Neolithic polished flint axehead was found in 1887.

Images - none

Location

Parish:GRESHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Found near church on 10 May 1887.
Axe with polished edge, measuring 13cm by 5.3cm (5 1/8 inches by 2 1/8 inches). See (S1), (S2) and (S3).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

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

---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. Gressham (North Barningham).
<S1>Publication: Clarke, W.G.. MSS 126.
<S2>Article in Serial: Clarke, W. G. 1907. The Distribution of Flint and Bronze Implements in Norfolk. Transactions of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society. Vol VIII Pt III (for 1906-1907) pp 393-409. p 405.
<S3>Article in Serial: 1911. Summary of Proceedings. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol I Pt I (for 1909-1910) pp 109-121. p 118.

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