Record Details

NHER Number:14086
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead


A Neolithic flint axehead was found near Burnham Deepdale church. The axe was polished, then rechipped, leaving only a small area of original surface near the cutting edge.

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Full description

Found "south of Burnham Deepdale church":
1 Neolithic part-polished flint axehead, 12.5cm long. Polished, then rechipped, leaving only small area of original surface near cutting edge. See drawing (S1).

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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. Drawing of a Neolithic part-polished flint axehead. Card. 1:1.

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