Record Details

NHER Number:4397
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished flint axehead, Prince William Farm


In 1969 a Neolithic polished flint axehead was recovered from the ground surface at this location. The flint was iron stained, and the cutting edge was chipped.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 6789 0259
Map Sheet:TF60SE

Full description

1969. Stray Find.
Found on Prince William Farm, Wereham:
Neolithic polished flint axehead - surface chipped. Flint iron stained, possibly from gravel. See drawing (S1).
No further details of finds spot.
Information from (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 9 August 2018.

NGR supplied by finder 6 November 2002.
A. Rogerson (NLA) November 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 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: Gregory, T. 1969. Drawing of a Neolithic polished flint axehead. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Wereham.

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