Record Details

NHER Number:8468
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished flint axehead


Ploughing of parkland near to Salhouse Hall in 1973 unearthed a Neolithic polished flint axe. This example showed slight damage around the cutting edge.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 302 142
Map Sheet:TG31SW

Full description

1973. Found after ploughing parkland by Salhouse Hall.
Polished flint axe, slightly damaged at cutting edge.
Drawn by T. H. Mck. Clough (NAU) 1973, (S1)
E. Rose (NAU/NLA).

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

---Serial: 1973. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1973. No 20. p 13.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 31 SW 14.
---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. Salhouse.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Clough, T.. 1973. Drawing of a Neolithic polished flint axe.. Card. 1:1.

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