Record Details

NHER Number:7709
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flaked axehead, plano-convex knife and sickle


In 1934 a Neolithic flaked axehead was recovered from the parish of Swannington. A Neolthic plano-convex knife and sickle were also recovered, possibly at the same time.

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Full description

Flint axehead.
Rev J. W. Wortley - April 1934.
Pointed butt - sharp edges all round. Slightly ground at cutting end.
Compiled by R. R. Clarke (NCM)?

Also sickle and plano-convex knife (S1).
E. Rose (NAU).

Sketch from card (S2) in file.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • PLANO CONVEX KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: 1935. Summary of Proceedings. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol I pp 162-165. p 162.
<S1>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Swannington.
<S2>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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