|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Prehistoric and Neolithic flint finds|
A Neolithic polished stone axehead was found next to a fossil tree stump on the beach in 1981. Also in the area were prehistoric burnt flints and later post Iron Age pits.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 4218 2821|
|Parish:||LESSINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
24 February 1981. On beach.
Neolithic polished stone axe found upright in clay beside preserved tree.
Pot boilers associated.
Post-Iron Age rectangular pits in section.
Investigated by A. Lawson and P. Murphy (NAU).
See report (S1) in file.
A. Lawson (NLA), 27 February 1981.
- PIT (Late Bronze Age to Unknown - 800 BC)
- POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- 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. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Unpublished Document: Lawson, A. and Murphy, P.. 1981. Report. 24 February. |
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