Record Details

NHER Number:11016
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead

Summary

A polished and chipped Neolithic flint axe was found at this spot in 1904.

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Location

Grid Reference:TM 1521 8310
Map Sheet:TM18SE
Parish:BURSTON WITH SHIMPLING, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1904.
Chipped and polished flint axe. Found on a gravel heap outside Shimpling rectory. See (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM), June 1936.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (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. Burston (Shimpling).
<S1>Article in Serial: Frere, S. 1939. Three Flint Implements from Shimpling. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXVII Pt II p 28-30.

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