Record Details

NHER Number:28248
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead

Summary

The blade end of a Neolithic polished axehead that had been broken in antiquity was found when drains were dug in this field.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 2197 3291
Map Sheet:TG23SW
Parish:COLBY, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pre 1991. Found when digging new drain across meadow, at a depth..
Blade end of very fine polished flint axe: secondary rechipping of edge; butt end afterwards broken off - in antiquity as brown patina covers all. About 7.5cm (3 inches) by 4cm (1.5 inches) maximum width.
E. Rose (NLA), 11 July 1991.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

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