Record Details

NHER Number:30725
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic/Bronze Age flint axe, adze or dagger


Ploughing at this location in 1993 found a Late Neolithic or Early Bronze Age flint axe/adze/unfinished dagger. This object was initially believed to be an Upper Palaeolithic flint point.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0429 4305
Map Sheet:TG04SW

Full description

1993. Stray Find.
Found while ploughing up old orchard:
1 Late Neolithic or Early Bronze Age axe or adze or unfinished dagger. Drawn (S1).
Identified by P. Robins (NCM). Initially recorded as an Upper Palaeolithic flint point or Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age dagger/knife. See descriptions in file.
W. Milligan (NCM) 11 May 1994. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 7 July 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • DAGGER (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • DAGGER (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • KNIFE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Robins, P. 1994. Drawing of a Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age flint axe/adze or unfinished dagger. Paper. 1:1.

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