Record Details

NHER Number:1414
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead

Summary

A Neolithic flint axehead found in 1951.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6828 3639
Map Sheet:TF63NE
Parish:HEACHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March 1951. Stray Find.
Found west of Gill's Smallholding:
1 Neolithic polished flint axehead. See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 19 February 2018.

This axe is now in the Kings Lynn Museum (KILLM : 1963.71), and was formerly wrongly included under NHER 1418.
Information from F. Healy (NAU).
It is one of the two flint axeheads with this accession number noted in (S3).
E. Rose (NAU) 1 June 1987. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 19 February 2018.

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. TF 63 NE 29 [2]; TF 63 NE 32.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: [Unknown]. 1951. Drawing of a Neolithic part-polished flint axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Heacham.
<S3>Thesis: Healy, F. 1978. The Neolithic in Norfolk. p 224.

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