Record Details

NHER Number:3084
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished flint axehead (Wood Norton, poorly located)


In April 1951 a polished flint axehead, of greyish white flint, was recovered from the parish of Wood Norton. The exact location and nature of this discovery are unclear.

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Full description

April 1951. Stray Find.
Found at unknown location in Wood Norton parish:
Neolithic/Early Bronze Age polished flint axe. Greyish white flint, edges squared but sides plumply rounded, well polished.
Donated to King's Lynn Museum (KILLM : 2001.471).
Information from (S1) and museum records. See rough sketch on reverse of (S1).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 4 June 2018.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)

Associated Finds

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---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. Wood Norton.

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