Record Details

NHER Number:9894
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint axehead from south of Health Farm

Summary

In 1964 a chipped and polished flint axehead, which showed iron staining and reworking, was recovered from this location.

Images

  • Part of a Neolithic flint axehead found in Poringland.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2627 0258
Map Sheet:TG20SE
Parish:PORINGLAND, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1964. From gravel pit 200m (220yds) south of Health Farm.
Chipped and polished flint axehead - iron stained, reworked.
Drawing (S1) done by NCM.
E. B. Green (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

---Serial: 1964. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1964. No 11. p 5.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 20 SE 26.
---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. Poringland.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Milligan, W.. 1964. Drawing of a Neolithic flint axe.. Card. 1:1.

Related records - none

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