Record Details

NHER Number:7875
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flaked flint axehead


In 1961 a Neolithic flaked flint axe was found at the Costessey Show Ground. It had been pushed between the weatherboarding on the edge of the show ring. Where it was originally found is unknown.

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Full description

1961. Stray Find.
Found on edge of Costessey Show Ground, pushed between weatherboarding on edge of ring:
1 Neolithic flaked flint axehead. See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 5 January 2015.

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

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. 1961. Drawing of a Neolithic flaked flint axehead. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Costessey.

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