Record Details

NHER Number:4967
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint find


A Neolithic polished flint axehead was found in about 1910.

Images - none



Full description

About 1910. 'Greenstone' axe short and stout with damaged cutting edge..
Petrology N.130 (greenstone) (S1).
Probably CUMAE 09.109 (S2).
R. R. Clarke and T. Clough (NCM).

(S3) signed 4 March 1999 (5 years).
H. Paterson (A&E) 14 September 1999.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status

  • Management Statement

Sources and further reading

---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. Cranwich.
<S1>Article in Serial: Clough, T. H. Mck. and Green, B. 1972. The petrological identification of stone implements from East Anglia. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol 38 pp 108-155.
<S2>Article in Serial: 1911. Appendix II. Purchases by the curator of the museum of Archaeology and Ethnology with grants from the Council. Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiqarian Society. Vol XV (New Series Vol IX) pp 10-12. p 10.
<S3>Unpublished Document: H. Paterson (A&E), MPP. Section 17 Management Agreement.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2023 Norfolk Historic Environment Service