Record Details

NHER Number:2797
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead from Bittering Street

Summary

A Neolithic polished flint axehead found in 1955 in Bittering Street.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9622 1668
Map Sheet:TF91NE
Parish:GRESSENHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1955. Stray Find.
Found at Bittering Street:
Neolithic part-polished flint axehead. See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2), which initially incorrectly recorded this find as being from Beeston with Bittering parish. It is also listed in (S3) as being from Beeston with Bittering [1].

The object was presented to the NCM by [2] in 1981 as part of the Puddy collection (NWHCM : 1984.9.1)
Compiled by E. Rose (NAU) 7 December 1981. Information from (S4).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 30 May 2018.

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

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 91 NE 4.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Howlett, D. R. 1955. Drawing of a Neolithic part-polished flint axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Gressenhall.
<S3>Serial: 1955. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries. No 2. p 4.
<S4>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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