Record Details

NHER Number:16765
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead and post medieval pottery


A Neolithic flint axehead and a fragment of 17th century pottery, found when a drainage ditch was cleaned out.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 4523 1364
Map Sheet:TG41SE

Full description

Found in cleaning out drainage ditch running along edge of upland into Filby Broad.
Base of 17th century lead glazed jar.
Identified by W. Milligan 15 October 1980.
S. Margeson (NCM) 15 October 1980.

Also a Neolithic polished flint axe (S1), peat? stained, light to dark grey in colour.
Identified by E. B. Green (NCM)

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: Unknown. [unknown].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Milligan, W.. 1980. Drawing of a Neolithic flint axehead.. Card. 1:1.

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