Record Details

NHER Number:1259
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished axehead


In 1936 there was a Neolithic polished flint axehead 'from the submarine forest in northwest Norfolk' in the Greenland Fishery Museum. It has been suggested that was found in Hunstanton.

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Full description

'From the submarine forest in northwest Norfolk'
Large polished flint axe in Greenland Fishery Museum 1936.
R.R. Clarke (NCM) for unstated reasons believed this came from Hunstanton.
E. Rose (NAU).

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. Hunstanton.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 193. [unknown]. 24 March.

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