Record Details

NHER Number:9121
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished flint axehead, medieval strap fitting


In 1961 a Neolithic polished flint axehead was found in a field just south of Spooner Row Station. Metal-detecting in the same field in 2006 and 2018 recovered a medieval coin and a medieval strap fitting.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 09 97
Map Sheet:TM09NE

Full description

1961. Found in field just south of Spooner Row Station. [1].
Polished flint axehead.
E. B. Green (NCM).

October/November 2006. Metal detecting. Site extended to whole field. [2].
Medieval strap loop.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 20 December 2006.

November 2018. Metal-detecting. [3].
1 medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 4 February 2019.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1357 AD to 1367 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 09 NE 12.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Serial: 1961. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1961. No 8. p 6.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Wymondham.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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