Record Details

NHER Number:11019
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flint axehead

Summary

A Neolithic polished flint axehead was picked up from the gravel drive from Shrimpling Place. It is likely to have been imported with the gravel.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 153 835
Map Sheet:TM18SE
Parish:BURSTON WITH SHIMPLING, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1936. Shimpling Place.
Picked up in gravel drive. Partly polished flint axe? from peat deposit. See (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

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

---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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