Record Details

NHER Number:8188
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Unprovenanced Neolithic polished flint axehead, 'The Oaks' (Dilham, poorly located)


At some time prior to 1950 a Neolithic polished flint axehead was found in the garden of a property known as The Oaks. The location of this house is not known.

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Full description

Before 1950. Stray Find.
Found in the kitchen garden of 'The Oaks':
1 Neolithic ocherous polished flint axe. Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1950.198).
Information from (S1).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 9 June 2014.

No house named The Oaks known in Dilham 1986, but Oak Farm is the modern name of what is marked on OS as tonnage Bridge Farm at grid reference 344 261.
E. Rose (NAU), 9 April 1986.

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.
<S1>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Dilham.

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