Record Details

NHER Number:7999
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flaked axehead

Summary

A Neolithic flaked flint axehead was picked up in the hedge along the road from Horsford to Horsham St Faith. The exact location of the discovery is unclear.

Images - none

Location

Parish:HORSFORD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK
HORSHAM ST FAITH AND NEWTON ST FAITH, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Around 1969. Stray Find.
Picked up in hedge along road from Horsford to Horsham St Faiths:
1 Neolithic chipped flint axe, large, high points polished smooth at cutting edge. See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 3 August 2014.

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.
<S1>Illustration: Clough, T. 1971. 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. Horsford (Horsham).

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