Record Details

NHER Number:6890
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds


A Neolithic chipped flint axe and medieval and post-medieval coins were recovered from the surface as stray finds in the late 1960s, 1971 and 1983.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 30 31
Map Sheet:TG33SW

Full description

1960s and 1983. Stray Find. [1].
2 medieval coins.
1 post-medieval coin
Information from PAS import.
[2] reports that 'at least 10' other axeheads or fragments were found by her father and uncles in the same area. Some of the implements were in pieces. These finds were presumably recorded as NHER 6887, NHER 6888, NHER 6890 and possibly NHER 6889. Most of the flints are thought to be from an area of higher ground centred on [3].
See map in file.
A. Beckham (HES), 13 March 2014.

1971. Chipped flint axe, surface find (S1). [4].
Drawn T.H. McClough (NCM). 1971.
T. Clough (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • COIN (13th Century - 1205 AD to 1207 AD)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1363 AD to 1369 AD)
  • COIN (16th Century - 1561 AD to 1561 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---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. Paston.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Clough, T.. 1971. Drawing of a Neolithic flaked flint axehead.. Card. 1:1.

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