Record Details

NHER Number:9147
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished flint axehead


A Neolithic polished flint axehead was found during excavations for the 'Norfolk Railway' in about 1840. The exact location and nature of this discovery are unknown.

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Full description

Brown polished flint axe 23cm (9.25in) long found during excavations for 'Norfolk Railway' in about 1840.
Part of the Sir Thomas Beever Collection 1851.
See (S1), (S2).
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

---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.1054.
<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 165 (Add MS 23055).

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