|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Unprovenanced Mesolithic and Neolithic flint axeheads (Croxton, poorly located)|
Two flaked axeheads were ploughed up before 1964, one possibly Mesolithic and the other Neolithic. Although apparently given to Thetford Museum, the location of these items is currently unknown.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TL 8675 8625|
|Parish:||CROXTON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Pre 1964. Stray Find.
Ploughed up near each other "many years before 1964":
1 ?Mesolithic flaked flint axe. Maximum 150mm long by 40mm wide, brown flint with iron staining, patch of cortex near butt. Lozenge cross section. See sketch (S1).
1 Neolithic flaked flint axe. 130mm long by 45mm wide, grey flint, some ironstaining.
Identified by E.Rose (NLA). See sketch (S2).
Given by daughter of finder to source , who states that he took them to Thetford Museum in 1992 where "a temporary person" recorded them and said he would send the information to NCM; but no such record found.
E.Rose (NLA) 11 March 1994. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 3 May 2013.
- FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
- FLAKED AXEHEAD (Mesolithic - 10000 BC? to 4001 BC?)
- FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
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|<S1>||Illustration: Rose, E. 1994. Sketch of ?Mesolithic flaked axehead from Croxton. Paper. |
|<S2>||Illustration: Rose, E. 1994. Sketch of Neolithic flaked axehead from Croxton. Paper. |
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