|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Neolithic flint axehead|
In around 1886 a Neolithic flint axehead was found close to the 'ancient burial ground' one mile up London Road. It is possible that this find comes from the modern cemetery where a tumulus and an Early Saxon burial were found.
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|Parish:||THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Around 1886. Found 137m (150yds) from ancient burial ground 1 mile up London Road.
Flint celt. Exhibited by Cambridge Archaeological Society on 8 November 1884 by  of Thetford.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
Same as modern cemetery, where tumulus and Early Saxon burial found?
E. Rose (NAU).
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
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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. Thetford. |
|<S1>||Serial: 1891. Cambridge Antiquarian Society Collection. Vol VI. |
|<S2>||Article in Serial: 24 May 1887. Cambridge Antiquarian Society Collection. Cambridge Antiquarian Society Collection. Vol XCVII - XCVIII. |
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