Record Details

NHER Number:2836
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead

Summary

A small polished Neolithic flint axehead was found on the surface of this field in November 1965.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9982 1411
Map Sheet:TF91SE
Parish:DEREHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

November 1965. Stray find.
Surface find:
Neolithic small, well-polished flint axehead, butt damaged, sides facetted. See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2). This discovery was reported in (S3).
As noted in (S4) this object was subsequently donated to the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1977.124.26).
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 SE 11.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Healy, F. 1965. Drawing of a Neolithic polished flint axehead. Film. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Dereham (East).
<S3>Serial: 1969. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1969. No 16. p 5.
<S4>Thesis: Healy, F. 1978. The Neolithic in Norfolk. pp 401 and 432.

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