Record Details

NHER Number:8344
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint finds

Summary

A Neolithic chipped flint axehead with a polished cutting edge was found in 1956. Two other flint tools, one an adze, were found several years later in the same field.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 4073 2846
Map Sheet:TG42NW
Parish:LESSINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1956. Neolithic chipped flint axehead with polished cutting edge found east side of the Thoroughfare.
Drawing (S1) by D. R. Howlett in the Illustration Library.
Found between 1956 and 1969. Two implements (one an adze) found in same field. See very rough sketch (S2) in file.
R R Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • ADZE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • 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.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Lessingham.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Howlett, D.. 1957. Drawing of a Neolithic chipped flint axehead.. Card. 1:1.

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