Record Details

NHER Number:2599
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead

Summary

A Neolithic axehead, made of stone, found before 1909.

Images - none

Location

Parish:BARTON BENDISH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Before 1909. East Moor Fen.
Stone axe, very weathered, length 8.8cm.
Petrology N23.
Coarse grained dolerite.
This may be the same site as NHER 2600.
R. R. Clarke

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---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. Barton Bendish.
<S1>Article in Serial: 1970. [unknown]. Bull. Geol. Survey. Vol 33, p 86, Group I. 1447.
<S2>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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