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HER Number: 13538
Record Type: Find Spot
Name: Neolithic Axe

Grid Reference: SP 273 012
Parish:CLANFIELD, WEST OXFORDSHIRE, OXFORDSHIRE

Monument Type(s):

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Summary

Found on surface of ploughed field October 1983 by Mrs N Hobbs, possibly in spoil from stream dredgings to north in 1982

Associated Monuments

  • None
  • Associated Finds:

  • FOX1063 - AXE (WEAPON) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • Description

    1) Small, polished axe, damaged at butt end.
    2) Petrological analysis by F Roe in 1984 suggested altered greenstone from Cornwall; cross section and top view of axe have been sketched as well. DRF information has been scanned and discarded by S Lisk, 04/12/14; digital data will be linked to this record.


    <1> Local Informant as main provider of information, Mrs N Hobbs, Clanfield (Verbal communication). SOX277.


    <2> Additional Information in Detailed Record File, CBA Implement Petrology Record Card and measured drawing (Index). SOX258.

    Sources

    <1>Local Informant as main provider of information. Mrs N Hobbs, Clanfield. [Verbal communication / SOX277]
    <2>Additional Information in Detailed Record File. CBA Implement Petrology Record Card and measured drawing. [Index / SOX258]