Record Details

NHER Number:11389
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead


A Neolithic flint polished axehead found in 1976.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 200 119
Map Sheet:TG21SW

Full description

1976. Found in earthmoving, in tip, when building new road: 45cm (18ins) of soil removed.
Fine Neolithic polished flint axe, 19.9cm long, maximum width 6cm. Butt finely flaked after polishing.
(S1) in the Illustration Library.
Seen by A. Gregory (NAU) 17 July 1976.
E. Rose (NAU)

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: 1976. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1976. No 23. p 10.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 21 SW 31.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gregory, T.. 1976. Drawing of a Neolithic flint polished axehead.. Card. 1:1.

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