Record Details

NHER Number:28149
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead and medieval strap fitting


A Neolithic flaked flint axehead and a medieval sword belt fitting found by metal detecting and fieldwalking in 1989.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 16 05
Map Sheet:TG10NE

Full description

1989. Found in fieldwalking.
Thin butted flaked axe, cutting end damaged in antiquity.
Found with metal detecting.
Copper alloy hooked attachment plate with traces of iron in two rivet holes, ring through hook. ?Sword belt fitting.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM) 21 December 1989.
Identifid by W. Milligan (NCM) 25 April 1989.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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