Record Details

NHER Number:11399
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead

Summary

A Neolithic polished flint axehead found in 1976.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 4524 1629
Map Sheet:TG41NE
Parish:ROLLESBY, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

1976. Stray Find.
Found in laying drains 2ft deep [61cm] 'in solid clay':
1 Neolithic polished flint axehead, some secondary flaking. 15.2cm x 5.5cm. See drawing (S1).
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 19.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 41 NE 23.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Illustration: Gregory, T. 1976. Drawing of a Neolithic polished, partially rechipped flint axehead.

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