Record Details

NHER Number:1301
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead


A Neolithic axehead found in a clay pit in the 19th century.

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Grid Reference:TF 7343 4352
Map Sheet:TF74SW

Full description

In 19th century found in a claypit; probably the pit north of Cobb's Joinery Works (north-northeast of church).
Neolithic axe.
Petrology N16 (Geol. Survey enquiry 1440)- tuff of Borrowdale series similar to Group VI, see (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

---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. Thornham.
<S1>Article in Serial: Clough, T. H. Mck. and Green, B. 1972. The petrological identification of stone implements from East Anglia. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol 38 pp 108-155.

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