Record Details

NHER Number:1786
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint axehead

Summary

A polished Neolithic flint axehead with faceted sides was picked up on the surface of field at this spot in 1971.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8556 4227
Map Sheet:TF84SE
Parish:BURNHAM THORPE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1971. Stray Find.
Picked up on surface of field:
Neolithic polished flint axe with faceted sides. See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2). This discovery was reported in (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 18.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Illustration: Clough, T. 1971. Drawing of a Neolithic polished flint axehead.. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Burnham Thorpe.
<S3>Serial: 1971. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1971. No 18. p 4.

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