Record Details

NHER Number:3911
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axeheads


Four Neolithic axeheads were recovered (no date specified). One was made from flint, two from stone and one from ground stone.

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Full description

One Neolithic flint celt, and two probable Neolithic stone celts were recovered. (S1) lists a prehistoric ground celt with facetted edge of Falstone in KLM.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Are these four celts the ones that Goddard Johnson possessed? See (S2).
Dimensions for ground celt in KLM: 31.1 x 9.5cm.
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: Plowright, C. B. 1892. Neolithic Man in West Norfolk. Transactions of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society. Vol V Pt 3 (for 1891-92) pp 250-264. p 252.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Pentney.
<S1>Publication: Evans, J. 1897. The Ancient Stone Implements, Weapons and Ornaments of Great Britain. 2nd Edition. pp 103, 151.
<S2>Serial: 1829. Woodward Correspondance.

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