Record Details

NHER Number:1302
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead from Thornham Marsh


Half of a Neolithic sandstone axe or axe-hammer found in the early 19th century.

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Full description

Early 19th century In Thornham Marsh.
Half of a perforated sandstone axe or axehammer.
In December 1840 in possession of [1].
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • AXE HAMMER? (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • 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.
---Unpublished Document: Mss 23, 045 f.210..
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Thornham.

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