Record Details

NHER Number:8154
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic polished axehead


A Neolithic polished axehead, found in 1880 during the construction of a railway cutting.

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Full description

Neolithic polished celt found during making of railway cutting at Plumstead.
See (S1) and (S2), shown by Fitch but not in Norwich Castle Museum.
R. R. Clarke (NCM)

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: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 21 SE 13.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Plumstead (Great).
<S1>Article in Serial: 1884. Appendix. Extracts from the Proceedings at General and Committee Meetings. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol IX pp 359-369. p 363.
<S2>Article in Serial: [unknown]. Proc. N. Geol. Soc.. Vol 1, p 125.

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