|Type of record:||Find Spot|
Ploughing recovered a Neolithic polished flint axehead from the surface of a field in 1971. A second partly polished Neolithic axehead may also have been found here, and a possible Neolithic axe roughout was found by a farm worker in 2007.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 43 22|
|Parish:||HICKLING, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1971. Surface find while ploughing .
Polished flint axe.
See (S1 and S2).
T. Clough (NCM).
A drawing of a second partly polished Neolithic flint axehead was found in the Secondary File. This has added annotations linking it to this site. There is no other record of a second axehead being found at this site.
M. Dennis (NLA), 22 February 2006.
Before 6 December 2007. Metal detecting, extended to whole field .
Neolithic or perhaps modern axe roughout found by farm worker. Negative results from detecting.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 2 February 2008.
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- ROUGHOUT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
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. Hickling. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Illustration: Clough, T.. 1972. Drawing of a partly polished Neolithic flint axehead.. Card. 1:1. |
|<S2>||Illustration: Clough, T.. 1973. Drawing of a partly polished Neolithic axehead.. Card. 1:1. |
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