Record Details

NHER Number:4448
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead from Hilgay Fen

Summary

A Neolithic flint axehead was found in Hilgay Fen. The exact location and nature of its discovery are unclear.

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Location

Parish:HILGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

From Hilgay Fen.
Polished flint 'celt'.
See (S1).
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Reference corrected by E. Rose (NCM).

The object is in Ashmolean 1927.3527 ex J. Evans ex J.W. Flower.
A.J. Lawson (NAU), October 1982.

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.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Hilgay.
<S1>Publication: Evans, J. 1897. The Ancient Stone Implements, Weapons and Ornaments of Great Britain. 2nd Edition. pp 100, 255.

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