Record Details

NHER Number:3525
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Unprovenanced Neolithic polished flint axehead (Harpley, poorly located)


A Neolithic polished flint axehead was found. The exact location and nature of its discovery are unclear.

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Full description

Pre 1956. Stray Find.
Found at unknown location in Harpley parish:
Neolithic polished flint axehead with splayed cutting edge imitating flat bronze axe [1].
See outline sketch (S1).
Seen by R.R. Clarke (NCM) in 1956.
Information from (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 7 June 2018.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Clarke, R. R. 1956. Outline sketch of a Neolithic polished flint axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Harpley.

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