Record Details

NHER Number:14858
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint axehead

Summary

In about 1850 a Neolithic flint axehead was recovered from an unknown location within Shotesham. The axe had been chipped and polished.

Images - none

Location

Parish:SHOTESHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

About 1850. 'At Shotesham' - exact site unknown.
Chipped and polished axe, of yellow flint 12.7cm (5.5in) long, 6.4cm (2.5in) wide at cutting edge.
Exhibited in 1910 by H. Halls - see (S1).

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

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 29 NW 26.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Article in Serial: 1911. Summary of Proceedings. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol I Pt I (for 1909-1910) pp 109-121. p 120.

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