Record Details

NHER Number:6511
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic adze or axehead

Summary

A Neolithic flaked and slightly polished flint adze was found. This was reported by the local press as an axe.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0920 3711
Map Sheet:TG03NE
Parish:HEMPSTEAD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1957.
Chipped slightly polished flint adze (Black).
(S1) called this an axe.
R.R. Clarke (NCM) and T. Clough (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Serial: 1957. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries. No 4. p 3.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Serial: 1955. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries. No 2. p 5.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Hempstead.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1957. Flint Axe Found at Hempstead. 11 April.

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