Record Details

NHER Number:8421
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished stone axehead

Summary

At an unspecified date a Neolithic axehead made from fine grained volcanic rock was found in Woodbastwick. The axe was polished all over but few further details about it are available.

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Location

Parish:WOODBASTWICK, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Axe of grey fine grained volcanic rock polished all over.
Preserved at Paston Grammer School (according to J. E. Sainty).
15.9cm (6.25in) long.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Outline sketch on (S1).

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

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

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