Record Details

NHER Number:8149
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished flint axehead, Rackheath Park


In 1959 a Neolithic chipped flint axehead was recovered from here. It showed signs of once being polished.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2748 1244
Map Sheet:TG21SE

Full description

Chipped flint axehead ?originally polished.
Copy of press cutting (S1) on (S2).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

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. TG 21 SE 4.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Serial: 1959. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1959. No. 6. p 5.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Evening News. 1959. Axe with spuds. 5 May.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Rackheath.

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