Record Details

NHER Number:8587
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axeheads


Three Neolithic flint axeheads, found in 1902.

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Full description

Hoard of 3 grey flint axes (2 polished, 1 chipped black).
Found 2 'spits' below surface while ploughing, called Burgh St Mary by (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM)

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Serial: Society for Northern Research. 1907. Saga-Book of the Viking Club. Vol V. p 236.
---Article in Serial: Clarke, W. G. 1907. Some Recent Finds in Norfolk. Norfolk Antiquarian Miscellany. Second Series Pt 2 pp 1-9. p 8.
---Publication: Rye, W. 1909. Catalogue of Antiquities Found Principally in East Anglia. p 277.
---Article in Serial: Smith, R. A. 1921. Hoards of Neolithic Celts. Archaeologia. Vol 71 (Second Series) pp 113-124. pp 116-117; Fig 3.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 41 SW 13.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Publication: 1905. Knowledge. September.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Fleggburgh.
<S1>Map: Clarke, W. G.. MS Map.

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