Record Details

NHER Number:6666
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axeheads


Two Neolithic part-polished flint axeheads.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1028 3078
Map Sheet:TG13SW

Full description

1957. Stray Find.
Found in market garden 610m northwest of Little London:
1 Neolithic chipped grey flint axe with polished cutting edge. See drawing (S1).
This discovery was reported in (S2).
T. H. McClough (NCM)

In 1983 a large fat part polished flint axe was reported as found here in about 1956.
Presumably a different find. See drawing (S3).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Serial: 1957. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries. No 4. p 2.
---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. Corpusty.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: [Unknown]. 1957. Drawing of a Neolithic part-polished flint axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1957. Another flint axe found at Corpusty. 18 June.
<S3>Illustration: [Unknown]. 1983. Drawing of a Neolithic part-polished flint axehead. Paper. 1:1.

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