Record Details

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

Summary

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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Location

Parish:QUIDENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

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

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Quidenham.
<S1>Publication: Rolfe Collection Norfolk Illustrations. no.1054.
<S2>Publication: BM Add MSS 23,055. 2. p 165.

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