Record Details

NHER Number:7706
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flaked axehead


In 1923/1924 a Neolithic flaked axehead was recovered from this area.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1333 1910
Map Sheet:TG11NW

Full description

Neolithic find - chipped flint axe found 1923-4 west of smithy in garden, 11 1/4 inches long (29cm).
In NCM (S1), (S2). [1]. Noted and figured in (S3).
Compiled by R. R. Clarke (NCM).
Further details and copy of photo in file.

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: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 11 NW 19.
---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. Swannington.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 28 September.
<S2>Article in Serial: Wortley, J. D. 1929. Notes and Queries: Neolithic Find at Swannington. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXIII p 419.
<S3>Publication: Wortley, J. D. 1929. Antiquarian Treasures Discovered at Swannington, Norfolk. No 2.

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