Record Details

NHER Number:1329
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead and multi period pottery, Hatchet Breck


Fieldwalking here in 1954 and 1989 recovered a Neolithic polished flint axehead along with Roman and medieval pottery sherds.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7288 4095
Map Sheet:TF74SW

Full description

1954. At context 1: TF 7280 4100.
White polished flint axehead.
E. Rose (NAU/NLA).

1989. Fieldwalking.
Roman and medieval pottery, flints.
Details filed under NHER 25186-25200.
M. Flitcroft (NAU) 22 March 1989.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Medieval - 1000000 BC to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HOOKED TAG (15th Century to 17th Century - 1500 AD to 1700 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished Contractor Report: Leah, M. D. and Flitcroft, M. 1990. Archaeological Surveys at Park Farm, Snettisham and Courtyard Farm, Ringstead. Norfolk Archaeological Unit.
---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. Ringstead.

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