Record Details

NHER Number:11618
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint axehead and worked stone object


Ploughing here sometime prior to 1976 recovered a Neolithic flint axehead and a worked stone object.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9366 1320
Map Sheet:TF91SW

Full description

In small field immediately east of farmworker's cottage.
Greenstone axe found after ploughing.
11.5cm long, 6.5cm at widest point. Polished at cutting edge. Butt end rechipped.
At same spot a piece of stone about 15cm (6in) long and polished on one face found.
Seen by E. Rose (NAU) 7 October 1976.

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)
  • WORKED OBJECT (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.

Related records

40868Related to: Multi-period metal objects, coins and pottery sherds (Find Spot)

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