Record Details

NHER Number:2439
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead

Summary

A Neolithic chipped and polished flint axehead was found at Ryston End during the excavation of a trench for a new sewer.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 615 027
Map Sheet:TF60SW
Parish:DOWNHAM MARKET, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

June 1960. Found while digging trench for new sewer.
At Ryston End in 46cm (18 inches) of gravel resting on sand.
Chipped and polished flint axehead
Information and (S1) from C. Green (NCM).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

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

---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 60 SW 13.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. downham market.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Green, C.. 1960. Sketch of a Neolithic chipped and polished flint axehead.. Paper. 1:1.

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