Record Details

NHER Number:7682
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Two Neolithic flint axeheads from Horstead Hall


Two Neolithic flint axes were found near Horstead Hall. One axehead was flaked and the other polished. The exact location(s) of these finds is unknown.

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Full description

1958. Stray Find.
Hall Farm.
1 Neolithic flaked flint axehead and 1 part-polished flint axehead. See drawings (S1) and (S2).
No Hall Farm marked on Ordnance Survey.
Seen 2 May 1958.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Found at Horstead Hall.
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Serial: 1958. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries. Vol 5. p 3.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 21 NE 15.
---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. Horstead.
<S1>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. 1958. Drawing of a Neolithic flaked flint axehead. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. 1958. Drawing of a Neolithic part-polished flint axehead. Card. 1:1.

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