Record Details

NHER Number:6667
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead

Summary

A Neolithic polished axehead, made of flint.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1025 3079
Map Sheet:TG13SW
Parish:CORPUSTY, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1956. In market garden at Town Close about 30cm below surface.
Polished flint axehead 15cm x 5cm approximately.
See (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM)

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

---Serial: 1956. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries. No 3. p 3.
---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>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1956. Ancient axe-heads unearthed at Corpusty and Gayton. 27 June.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2020 Norfolk Historic Environment Service