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. Stray Find.
Found at [1] by [2]:
1 Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age Beaker pottery sherd. Fragment of rim of Beaker: incised and comb decoration. Cordoned. See drawing (S1).
Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1957.151).
Information from (S2).
This discovery was reported in (S3) and the sherd is amongst those listed in (S4).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 22 February 2018.

1959. Stray Find.
Found at same site by [3]:
1 Neolithic chipped flint axehead. See drawing (S5).
Information from (S2).
This discovery was reported in (S6).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 22 February 2018.

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

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: [Unknown]. 1957. Drawing of a Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age Beaker pottery sherd. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Barwick [2].
<S3>Serial: 1957. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries. No 4. p 2.
<S4>Publication: Clarke, D. L. 1970. Beaker Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland. Vol 2. No 506.
<S5>Illustration: Howlett, D. R. 1959. Drawing of a Neolithic flaked flint axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S6>Serial: 1959. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1959. No. 6. p 3.

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