Record Details

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

Summary

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

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1333 1910
Map Sheet:TG11NW
Parish:SWANNINGTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

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]
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

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Swannington.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Newspaper Article: 28 September. Eastern Daily Press.
<S2>Article in serial: Wortley, J. D. 1929. Notes and Queries: Neolithic Find at Swannington. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXIII p 419.
<S3>Monograph: Wortley, J.D.. 1929. Antiquarian Treasures Discovered at Swannington, Norfolk..

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