Record Details

NHER Number:12193
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead and post-medieval coin.

Summary

A large Neolithic chipped and polished axehead was found many years before 1976, while metal-detecting in 2014 recovered a post-medieval coin.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 37 92
Map Sheet:TM39SE
Parish:ELLINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

'Many years' before 1976. On field surface. [1].
A large chipped and polished flint axe, 20.2cm length, maximum width 9.6cm.
Daniells (NLA), 1 November 1990.

March-April 2014. Metal-detecting. [2].
1 post-medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 May 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1612 AD to 1613 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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