Record Details

NHER Number:21243
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic or Bronze Age flint find


A Neolithic or Bronze Age partly polished flint axehead was found in a field in 1982.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 853 202
Map Sheet:TF82SE

Full description

Spring 1982. Stray Find.
From field edge along north side wood:
1 Neolithic/Bronze Age part polished flint axehead. Plano-convex section and subtriangular outline with pointed butt and slightly convex cutting edge. Made on a flake, much of the unretouched bulbar surface of which remains on the flatter face of the axe. Of a similar form to some unpolished axes made at industrial sites including Grimes Graves. See drawing (S1).
Identified by F. Healy (NAU), 15 July 1982.
W. F. Milligan (NCM), 15 July 1982. (to NAU April 1985)

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. 1982. Drawing of a Neolithic/Bronze Age part-polished flint axehead. Paper. 1:1.

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