Record Details

NHER Number:7668
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished flint axehead, Early Saxon glass bead


Around 1956 a Neolithic flint axehead with a polished cutting edge was recovered from this area. In 1999 a member of the public walking their dog recovered a 7th century glass bead.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2932 2156
Map Sheet:TG22SE

Full description

Around 1956. South of Granary Lane.
Flint axehead with polished cutting edge, waisted.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

September - October 1999.
Approximate area of site NHER 7668, near west face of NHER 16731.
7th century glass bead found while walking dog.
See drawing (S1) and description.
E. Rose (NLA), 3 January 2000.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BEAD (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Verbal Communication: Worsdall, D.. [unknown].
---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. Tunstead.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Holness, A.. 1999. Drawing of a Early/Middle Saxon glass bead.. Film. 2:1.

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