Record Details

NHER Number:1785
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead

Summary

A polished Neolithic flint axehead was found at 'Ring Park', Burnham Thorpe, just south of the church.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 852 416
Map Sheet:TF84SE
Parish:BURNHAM THORPE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1950. Stray Find.
'Ring Park', Burnham Thorpe, just south of church.
Neolithic polished flint axehead, provenance unsatisfactory. See sketches (S1) and (S2).
Information from (S3).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 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: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 84 SE 23.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Illustration: Thatcher, I. 1950. Sketch of a Neolithic polished flint axehead. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Thatcher, I. 1950. Sketch of a Neolithic polished flint axehead. Card. 1:1.
<S3>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Burnham Thorpe.

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