Record Details

NHER Number:2791
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic chisel or axehead

Summary

A Neolithic flint chisel or axehead found in 1959.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9665 1709
Map Sheet:TF91NE
Parish:GRESSENHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1959. Stray Find.
Found in unknown circumstances at 'White Ladies' (Market garden laid out in World War Two on common land):
Neolithic end-polished flint chisel. See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2).
Later donated to Norwich Castle Museum as part of Dr Puddy collection (NWHCM : 1984.9.2).
Location of house checked and confirmed find same as recorded on (S2).
Compiled by E. Rose (NAU) and E. B. Green (NCM) December 1983.
Information from (S3).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 30 May 2018.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • CHISEL (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 91 NE 14.
---Serial: 1959. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1959. No. 6. p 3.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Gressenhall.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Howlett, D. R. 1959. Drawing of a Neolithic end-polished flint chisel. Paper. 1:1.
<S3>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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