Record Details

NHER Number:2446
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead

Summary

A Neolithic polished stone axehead, found before 1972.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6128 0225
Map Sheet:TF60SW
Parish:DOWNHAM MARKET, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Before 1972.
Polished stone axe found during re-surfacing work in lay by on A10 road by Crow Hall, Denver.
Possibly Intrusive and not in situ.
Petrology: N142, greenstone. See (S1).
Information from KLM.
T. Clough (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

---Unpublished Document: 1973. Letter from owner. 17 January.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 60 SW 12.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Denver.
<S1>Article in Serial: Clough, T. H. Mck. and Green, B. 1972. The petrological identification of stone implements from East Anglia. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol 38 pp 108-155.

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