Record Details

NHER Number:4449
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic 'pestle'

Summary

A Neolithic 'pestle' of greenstone was found before 1897. The exact location and nature of its discovery are unclear.

Images - none

Location

Parish:HILGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pre 1897.
'Pestle' of greenstone.
See (S1).
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Not clear if this is meant to come from Hilgay Fen as well as the axe with it - see NHER 4448.
E. Rose (NAU).

The pestle does not come from the Fen, only the axe.
F. Healy (NAU), December 1987.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • PESTLE (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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