Record Details

NHER Number:10294
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic chipped and polished axehead

Summary

A Neolithic chipped and partly polished flint axehead was ploughed up in 1958.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3252 0485
Map Sheet:TG30SW
Parish:ROCKLAND ST MARY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

May 1958. Stray Find.
Ploughed up southwest of Broad Hall Farm:
1 Neolithic chipped and partly polished flint axehead, 27.3cm (10 3/4 inches) long.
See drawing (S1) and press cutings (S2) and (S3) (copies in file).
Information from (S4).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 3 August 2014.

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 4.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 30 SW 28.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. 1958. Drawing of a Neolithic part-polished flaked flint axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1958. A Fine Flint Axe Ploughed Up. 15 June.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1958. Stone Age Axe (photograph). 16 May.
<S4>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Rockland (St Mary).

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