Record Details

NHER Number:16172
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead and Roman pottery from Harpley Dams


A fragment of a Neolithic flint axehead and pieces of Roman pottery were found in a field at Harpley Dams. The Roman pottery is said to come from a 'large Roman site'.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 773 256
Map Sheet:TF72NE

Full description

Date unknown, pre 1980. 'Field cut across by new road at Harpley Dams'.
'Large Roman site' reported. Pottery found. Also fragment of Neolithic flint axe.
Material not seen.
E. Rose (NAU), 29 May 1980.

The axe fragment is finder's catalogue No. 7C and is catalogued as 'Wilson's Farm'.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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