Record Details

NHER Number:2163
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead


A Neolithic flint axehead was found on Fulmodestone Common in 1808.

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Full description

1808. Fulmodestone Common.
Chipped flint axe dug up from Fulmodeston Common at time of enclosure (1808). 15cm (6 inches) long.
Exhibited at Archaeological Institute 1847.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

(S1) calls 'two stone celts'.
E. Rose (NLA).

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

---Publication: Add. MSS. 23.030 f.154.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Article in Monograph: 1851. Catalogue of Antiquities. Exhibited in the Museum formed during the Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute, held at Norwich, in 1847. Memoirs Illustrative of the History and Antiquities of Norfolk and the City. Archaeological Institute. pp xxiii-lvi. p xxv.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Fulmodeston.
<S1>Publication: 1842. Collectanta Norfolciensis. NRO.

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