Record Details

NHER Number:9431
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flaked axehead and post medieval coin


About 1950 a flaked Neolithic flint axe, with a polished cutting edge, was recovered from The Lizard. In 2002 a post medieval coin was also found in this area.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1210 0110
Map Sheet:TG10SW

Full description

About 1950.
Chipped Neolithic flint axe with polished cutting edge found during pipe-laying on The Lizard.
Drawn (S1) in the Illustration Library.
T. H. McClough (NAU)

Before 21 August 2002. Metal detecting. On The Lizard.
Post medieval coin.
See list in file.
(No more accurate location known, therefore this has been placed under this NHER. Previous find seems also to have been roughly located.)
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 September 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

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. Wymondham.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gregory, T.. 1971. Drawing of a flaked Neolithic flint axe.. Card. 1:1.

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