Record Details

NHER Number:30812
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Neolithic axehead


A Late Neolithic flaked flint axehead, found by fieldwalking in 1994.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 8482 2862
Map Sheet:TF82NW

Full description

August 1994. Fieldwalking.
Flaked axe/adze.
152mm x 54 x 31 of unusually pronounced plano convex section.
Grey to grey/brown flint with small coarse grained inclusions.
Flaked over whole of the curved face, steeply at the lateral edges; the more planor face has shallow invasive flaking with an area of natural cleavage towards one end.
There are signs of useage/wear on the planor face at both ends.
Neolithic, probably Late Neolithic.
Identified by P. Robins (NCM), 8 August 1994.
Drawing in file.
B. Cushion (NLA), August 1994.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: 2001. Finds Illustration.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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