Record Details

NHER Number:8947
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished flint axehead

Summary

Around 1962 a Neolithic largely polished flint axehead was recovered from this area.

Images

  • A Neolithic flint handaxe from Thompson.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TL 921 976
Map Sheet:TL99NW
Parish:THOMPSON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

About 1962.
Largely polished flint axe (brown).
Drawn (S1) T. H. Mck. Clough (NCM), 1972.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

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

---Serial: 1971. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1971. No 18. p 10.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 99 NW 16.
---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. Thompson.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Clough, T.. 1972. Drawing of a Neolithic polished flint axehead.. Card. 1:1.

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