Record Details

NHER Number:2119
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic and prehistoric flint finds


Part of a Neolithic polished flint axehead and a prehistoric flint polisher for burnishing pottery were found in 1969.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9469 3336
Map Sheet:TF93SW

Full description

1969. Stray Find.
Found at [1]:
Butt of a Neolithic polished flint axehead, oval section with flat edges ?Lincolnshire flint.
See drawing (S1) in file.
Information from (S2). This discovery was reported in (S3).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 26 February 2018.

Also a prehistoric flint polisher. Drawn (S4) but apparently but not otherwise recorded.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • POLISHER (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: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 93 SW 13.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Clough, T. 1969. Drawing of a Neolithic polished flint axehead. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Snoring (Little).
<S3>Serial: 1969. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1969. No 16. p 9.
<S4>Illustration: Clough, T. 1969. Drawing of a prehistoric flint polisher. Card. 1:1.

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