Record Details

NHER Number:2764
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished flint axehead

Summary

A few years before 1948 a Neolithic polished flint axehead was recovered from a field west of Manor House.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9925 0843
Map Sheet:TF90NE
Parish:WHINBURGH AND WESTFIELD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Before 1948. Stray Find.
Found a few years before 1948 in field around 1000 yds [914m] west of Manor House:
Neolithic polished flint axe of mottled white flint with squared sides. 7 inches [18cm] long, max width 2 3/5 inches [7cm] x max thickness 1 1/5 inch [3cm].
Seen by R. R. Clarke (NCM).
Information from (S1), which also has a rough sketch of the object.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 30 May 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 90 NE 2.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Whinburgh.

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