Record Details

NHER Number:9144
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic chipped flint axe


A Neolithic chipped flint axe was found in the parish around 1825. The exact location and nature of this find remains unknown.

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Full description

Chipped flint axe found around 1825 in newly ploughed field (7 3/" long).
See (S1), (S2). Held in Sir Thomas Beever Collection (1887) and then in Sir Hugh Beever Collection (1921).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

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

---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. Quidenham.
<S1>Publication: Rolfe Collection Norfolk Illustrations. no.1058.
<S2>Documentary Source: Various. Additional drawings, engravings, etc. collected by Dawson Turner to illustrate Blomefield's "History of Norfolk"; 1846-1857. Add MS 23053-23062. Vol III; p 164 (Add MS 23055).

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