Record Details

NHER Number:2783
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead

Summary

A Neolithic stone axehead was recovered at this site. It has bevelled sides and cutting edge. It may be foreign.

Images - none

Location

Parish:BEETLEY, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Broken end of stone axe with bevelled sides and cutting edge. Foreign apppearance. Length 9cm (3 1/2 inches). Petrology: N.4, silicaceous tuff. Geol Survey Enq 215.
F. H. Barclay collection 1935 (NCM 57.935).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
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

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Beetley (Bilney, East).
<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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