Record Details

NHER Number:3088
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic or early Bronze Age stone axe hammer


A Neolithic or early Bronze Age perforated stone axe hammer was found on the surface of a ploughed field in 1961.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0341 2560
Map Sheet:TG02NW

Full description

1961. Stray Find.
Found in ploughed field:
1 Neolithic/Bronze Age perforated stone axe hammer. See drawing (S1).
Petrology (N.49) coarse dolerite or fine gabbro; see (S2).
Information from (S3) and (S4). This discovery was reported in (S5).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 13 November 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)

Associated Finds

  • AXE HAMMER (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 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: [Unknown]. 1961. Drawing of a Neolithic/Bronze perforated stone axe hammer from Foulsham. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Article in Serial: Clough, T. H. Mck. and Green, B. 1972. The petrological identification of stone implements from East Anglia. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol 38 pp 108-155.
<S3>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Foulsham.
<S4>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 02 NW 13.
<S5>Serial: 1961. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1961. No 8. p 3.

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