Record Details

NHER Number:14793
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Two Neolithic axeheads


Two Neolithic flaked flint axeheads were found before 1915. The exact nature and location of these discoveries are unclear.

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Full description

Before 1915. Exact site unknown.
Two flint axes.
See (S1).

'Mr J.H. Gurney FZS, sent for exhibition a thin double-ended axe of grey flint, both sides chipped, with sinuous edges, 4 1/2 inches x 2 inches, and a half-celt, 3 1/2 inches x 1 5/8 inches at the base, with chipping at the flat end, both found by him at Keswick, Norfolk'.
E. Rose (NAU), 27 April 1979.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 20 SW 41.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Article in Serial: 1916. Summary of Proceedings. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol II Pt II (for 1915-16) pp 320-325. p 320.

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