Record Details

NHER Number:4478
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead from south of village

Summary

A flaked flint axehead with unusual score markings on the haft was found. The markings may be designed to prevent the haft from slipping. The exact location of this discovery is unclear.

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Location

Parish:MARHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Around 1950. From 'White Road (Lane)' a hill south of village.
A chipped flint adze 16.5cm by 3.8cm (6 1/2 inches x 1 1/2 inches) with unusual patination and some score marks (? to prevent haft slipping).
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED 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. Marham.

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