Record Details

NHER Number:22779
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic stone axehead


In 1986 a Neolithic polished stone axehead was found on the surface of spoil produced from a hole dug for an electricity supply pole. It was made from a coarse igneous rock and survived in good condition.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 872 359
Map Sheet:TF83NE

Full description

June 1986. Found by [1] on surface of spoil from a hole from an electricity supply pole.
Stone axe of coarse, igneous rock, complete and in good condition. 113mm long, 67mm at widest point. Ground all over with no flake concavities remaining.
See (S1).
Identified by J. J. Wymer (NAU).
J. J. Wymer (NAU), 17 July 1986.

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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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