Record Details

NHER Number:10659
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead


In 1845 a polished Neolithic axehead of chert was recovered from the parish of Stockton.

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Full description

1845. In brickearth at depth of 2ft (0.61m).
Polished axe of chert.
See (S1).
Referred to on NCM card (S2) only as 'polished flint or igneous rock'.
Compiled by E. Rose (NAU), 23 March 1981.

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

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 39 SE 20.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Stockton.
<S1>Article in Serial: 1860. Proceedings at the Meetings of the Archaeological Institute. The Archaeological Journal. Vol XVII pp 54-77. p 57.
<S2>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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