Record Details

NHER Number:1978
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Beaker pottery and a Neolithic axehead

Summary

A fragment of the rim of an incised and cordoned beaker with comb decoration was found here in 1957. In 1959, on the same site, a Neolithic flint axe was discovered.

Images

  • A fragment of a Beaker pottery vessel with incised decoration found in Barwick  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service
  • A Neolithic flaked flint axehead found in Barwick  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8008 3409
Map Sheet:TF83SW
Parish:BARWICK, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1957.
Fragment of rim of beaker: incised and comb decoration. Cordoned.
See (S1) in the Illustration Library.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

1959.
Chipped flint axehead found at same site.
See (S2) in the Illustration Library.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Beaker - 4000 BC to 1700 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Barwick [2].
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Unknown. 1957. Drawing of an Early Bronze Age pottery sherd.. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: Howlett, D.. 1959. Drawing of a Neolithic flint axe.. Paper. 1:1.

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