Record Details

NHER Number:8214
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead


A Neolithic polished flint axehead was found 'many years' before 1911. The exact nature and location of this discovery are unclear.

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Full description

Many years before 1911.
Flint axehead.
See (S1).

?Same as polished implement in Colman Collection, Carrow 1907.
See (S2).
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Suggested in (S3) as having been found with Bronze Age hoard (NHER 8216) - but mistake?
E. Rose (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: 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. Ingham.
<S1>Newspaper Article: 1911. Eastern Daily Press. 28 March.
<S2>Article in Serial: Clarke, W. G. 1907. The Distribution of Flint and Bronze Implements in Norfolk. Transactions of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society. Vol VIII Pt III (for 1906-1907) pp 393-409.
<S3>Archive: Bolingbroke Collection.

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