|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Neolithic chisel or axehead|
A Neolithic flint chisel or axehead found in 1959.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 9665 1709|
|Parish:||GRESSENHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
1959. Casual Find.
A flint implement was found at 'White Ladies' (Market garden laid out in World War Two on common land). The circumstances of the discovery are unknown. It is a long, slender finely chipped flint chisel or axe with a squared-off polished cutting edge, from stained flint.
See (S1) the Illustration Library.
Location of house checked and confirmed find same as (S2).
E. Rose (NAU) and E. B. Green (NCM) December 1983.
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- CHISEL (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- 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. Gressenhall. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Illustration: Unknown. 1959. Drawing of a Neolithic flint chisel/axehead.. Paper. 1:1. |
|<S2>||Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
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