Record Details

NHER Number:39378
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished flint axehead


In 2003 a large Neolithic polished flint axehead was found at this location. It was probably used as a ceremonial object.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 1710 9529
Map Sheet:TM19NE

Full description

January 2003. Found on surface.
Neolithic very large ground and polished axehead. Complete apart from a post-depositional flake removal. Possibly a ceremonial object.
Information from PAS import.
See description (S1) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 3 June 2003. Amended by E. McDonald (HES), 2 May 2018.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • CEREMONIAL OBJECT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Robins, P.A.. Lithic Report.

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