Record Details

NHER Number:2846
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished stone axehead (Dereham, poorly located)


A Neolithic polished stone axehead was found in the parish in 1929.

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Full description

1929. Stray Find.
Found at unknown location in Dereham parish:
Neolithic polished stone axe. See drawing (S1), received from N. Moore (Lincoln Museum).
Part of the Spalding Gentlemen's Society Savin collection (No 108).
Information from (S2).
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: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Moore, N. Unknown. Drawing of a Neolithic polished stone axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Dereham (East).

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