Record Details

NHER Number:1549
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead from south of village


A Neolithic polished flint axehead was found around 1935 perhaps when some trees were chopped down. The exact location of this discovery is unclear.

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Full description

Around 1935. Stray Find.
In south side of village west of main road to Lynn, found when cutting down trees ?Life Wood:
Neolithic polished flint axehead, dirty tawny cream in colour. Flattened sides. See sketch (S1).
Information from (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 20 February 2018.

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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: [Unknown]. 1951. Sketch of a Neolithic polished flint axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Ingoldisthorpe.

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