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    • Manufacture: Ground/polished
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Record ID: NLM-184B06
Object type: POLISHED AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Stone polished axehead fragment. Pale green fine grained compact stone, probably a volcanic tuf. This is an abraded chip from a polished stone axe, probably Group 6 and the material probably Greenstone from Langdale, Cumbria. The curved end of the fragment suggests the chip is from the side of the crescentic cutting edge. Suggested date: Early Neolithic, 4000-3500 BC. Length: 39.6mm, Width: 43.3mm, Thickness: 10.1mm, Weight: 19.17gms.
Created on: Wednesday 17th December 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 17th December 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: WILT-703FBC
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
An incomplete Neolithic polished greenstone axehead dating to the period c. 4000 - 2500 BC. The axehead is trapezoidal in shape and widens from the butt end to the blade. It tapers in thickness from the butt end to the blade. The axehead has an ovular cross-section at the butt end and a lenticular cross-section at the blade end. The butt end of the axehead was broken off in antiquity and the remaining fragment reused. The butt end appears to have been used as a hammer stone. There is evidence of pecking on this surface and it is slightly rounded. The cutting edge of the blade has been …
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Thursday 11th December 2014
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Record ID: SF-F129D9
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A complete polished stone axe of Neolithic date. It is oval in form and pointed oval in section and formed from a finely grained stone that grey/green in colour in the breaks, with stained brown surfaces that have some post-depositional damage evident in iron staining and several transverse and vertical scratches. The object has a crescentic blade end with chips at one end and close to the centre, as well as multiple striations on the cutting edges that indicate probable use-wear and possible re-sharpening. It has good all-over polish, with slight facetting to both edges as well as the…
Created on: Wednesday 3rd December 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 10th December 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Thrandeston', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: NMGW-4B403A
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Conwy
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
Neolithic stone axehead, complete (with a length of 142.8mm and a weight of 536.3g) and has a consistent polish which has removed all the shaping, presumably through pecking. The butt is blunt and has an even curve (45mm wide). Both sides are straight and gradually divergent to the blade. The axe has a pointed elliptical body section and reaches a maximum thickness (of 35.3mm) approximately one third of the length from the blade (53mm from the blade). The blade is moderately rounded (and has a width of 80.4mm). The blade retains its edge and has a number of small nicks. Geological exa…
Created on: Tuesday 25th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 4th December 2014
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Record ID: CAM-5EAB98
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: City of Peterborough
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
An Early to Middle Neolithic polished stone axehead dating c. 4000-3300 BC. This axehead has a pointed-oval cross section. One side edge has a slight flattened lateral facet, the opposing side edge having a subtler flattened lateral facet that could easily be missed during a very quick examination of this artefact thus giving the impression of a lateral rounded-pointed edge. The artefact weighs 290.74g, has a length of 126.5mm, maximum width of 60.5mm and maximum thickness of 31.7mm. The type of stone used to create this axehead has not yet been fully identified however the finder has…
Created on: Friday 14th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 4th December 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-333716
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
Neolithic polished stone axehead, probably dating between c. 3500 - 2100BC The axehead is comparatively small (with a length of 78.0mm and a weight of 120.8g). The butt (with a width of 31.0mm) is convex and may have been reworked. The sides are straight and gradually divergent to the blade edge (with a width of 58.7mm). There is some polishing on the sides, which are slender. The faces are convex, producing a pointed oval body section, with a maximum thickness (of 20.3mm) near the middle (35mm from the blade edge). The blade edge is moderately straight and displays evidence of consid…
Created on: Wednesday 12th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 4th December 2014
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Record ID: NLM-E59C0B
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Doncaster
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
Volcanic Tuff Polished Stone Axe. Large and elongated polished stone axe head, probably Langdale group 6. The axe has a curving cutting edge, more worn on one side, and a lentoid section with flattened edges, and tapers towards a narrow butt. The original shaping appears to have left a slight bulge on one edge uncorrected. One large and one small chip on one side and two large chips on the other have been smoothed, and represent damage incurred and repaired in the working life of the axe, perhaps arising from its hafting; the cutting edge remains sharp. Other chips, particularly at the…
Created on: Monday 27th October 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 29th October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Finningley', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: NMGW-906A4F
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Swansea
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
Neolithic flaked and polished stone axe, c. 3500 - 2100BC The axe is near-complete (with a length of 164mm and a weight of 381.9g) with a few recent flaking scars and some rounding through water-rolling. The butt is narrow and moderately straight (with a width of 24mm). Both sides are convex, reaching their widest position (of 58.7mm) close the blade edge (46mm from the edge). The widest point is also close to the point of maximum thickness of the axe (at 31.0mm, 54mm from the blade edge). Both faces are convex across both their lengths and widths, with remnants of partially ground fl…
Created on: Thursday 23rd October 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 29th October 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-7B5EC1
Object type: AXE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
Neolithic flint polished axe dating from c. 3,500 - 2,200BC The axe is fragmentary, represented by the butt (with a surviving length of 61.0mm and a weight of 57.4g) and the axe broke in antiquity. The butt is slightly damaged but would have been narrow and rounded. The sides are straight and convergent towards the break. The axe has an oval body section (with a maximum surviving width and thickness of 44.2mm and 20.4mm respectively). The flaking scars from roughing-out the axe are evident on both faces and are partially polished-out. More flaking scars are evident on one of the faces…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd October 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 29th October 2014
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Record ID: WAW-55CB30
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A Roman, possible, Polden Hill type brooch (AD c. 80-120): The incomplete copper alloy brooch has wings which are semi-cylindrical terminating with incomplete perforated wing caps. The wings are probably undecorated but this is difficult to be certain due to corrosion. The axis bar, spring and pin are all missing. The bowhead is slightly hump-like in profile and decorated with a prominent, off-centre vertical ridge which tapers slightly. The bow is broken just below the wings, and is therefore missing. The break was not recent. The surface of the brooch is abraded and undulating, possi…
Created on: Monday 20th October 2014
Last updated: Friday 24th October 2014
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Record ID: WAW-55BB53
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A Roman Polden Hill type brooch (AD c. 80-120): The incomplete copper alloy brooch has wings which are semi-cylindrical terminating with incomplete perforated wing caps. The wings are decorated with a pair of transverse linear grooves towards the bow head. At the junction of the wings and bow head there is a low-relief groove with traces of an integral lug which would have held the chord in place. The axis bar, spring and pin are all missing. The bowhead is slightly hump-like in profile and decorated with a central vertical ridge. The bow is broken just below the wings, and is therefor…
Created on: Monday 20th October 2014
Last updated: Friday 24th October 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-3BE8F8
Object type: AXE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Neath Port Talbot
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
Neolithic polished stone axe, dating from c. 4000 - 2500BC The axe is complete but may have a reworked butt and may originally have been longer (with a length of 124.5mm and a weight of 667g). The axe has been pecked to shape with selective polishing, principally along the blade. The oval butt (45mm wide and 32mm thick) is flat but is bevelled from one face to the other and is coarser than the faces, appearing less finished. The sides of the axe are straight and gradually divergent to the blade edge (with a blade width of 83.2mm). The axe has an oval body section (with a maximum thick…
Created on: Tuesday 7th October 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 29th October 2014
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Record ID: DEV-AB5F0C
Object type: SPATULA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A Medieval to Modern worked bone item, possibly a spatula or handle fragment. The item is broadly leaf-shaped in plan; it tapers to a blunt point at one end. The other end is slightly wider at the point where it has broken. The cross section is lenticular. In profile, there is a slight curve towards the blunt pointed end, which may be due to the original shape of the bone material. The surface of the object has been polished smooth; there are no decoration or other markings visible.
Created on: Tuesday 30th September 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 1st October 2014
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Record ID: SUR-851CC8
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Wokingham
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
A Neolithic polished or ground flint axe. The axe is complete save for some recent damage near the blade and on the butt on one side only. The axe has been made from a mottled grey flint which is now patinated a greenish-brown, probably from being in a river. There are a few patches of calcareous concretions. The axe has flattened side facets and a number of deeper flake scars are visible within the ground surface. The axe measures 167mm long and 65mm wide. It is 36mm thick and weighs 441g.
Created on: Tuesday 16th September 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 16th September 2014
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Record ID: NMS-DA1F09
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Whetstone of uncertain (but far from recent) date, discoidal and sub-circular, in fine grained grey stone. One flat face is smooth, the other less so and with a substantial V-sectioned groove running from edge to edge, set slightly off-centre and deepest at mid-point. There is a narrower V-sectioned groove on the side. Diameter 76 - 82mm. Thickness 24mm. Weight 288g. Maximum width and depth of large groove 16 and 10mm, of small groove 6 and 4mm.
Created on: Monday 8th September 2014
Last updated: Monday 8th September 2014
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Record ID: LEIC-97EEE1
Object type: AXE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Neolithic stone axe, 139mm long, 50mm wide and 37mm thick. The object is complete and in good condition and weighs 374grams. The axe has a triangular form and an eliptical section and is made from a form of fine granite. The butt end tapers gently to a rouned apex and the whole surface is gently rounded. At one side of the blade there is a trace of a facet and the blade itself is intact and finely worked. Around the blade is considerable poloishing, slightly more on one surface than the other.
Created on: Friday 5th September 2014
Last updated: Thursday 11th December 2014
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Record ID: LANCUM-47CB23
Object type: PERFORATED OBJECT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
A stone hammer of Bronze Age date. It is an sub-rectangular stone hammer which is rectangular in section made of a fine grained stone. Both ends are roughly rectangular and are blunt. The shaft hole is circular and roughly in the centre of the object. All faces are evenly worn.
Created on: Monday 1st September 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 29th October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Arnside', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: SF-0DC749
Object type: QUERN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
A fragment of Hertfordshire pudding stone rotary quern. It is sub-triangular in section with red/grey nodules. It has a flat grinding face and a rounded upper face. This quern measures 141.19mm in diameter, 61.47mm in height, 50.47mm in thickness, 553g in weight. There are similar examples recorded on the PAS database (SF-CBDB03), (SF-026163).
Created on: Tuesday 5th August 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 5th August 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Combs', grid reference and parish protected.

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Record ID: WILT-3AC67D
Object type: PERFORATED OBJECT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
A probably Bronze Age stone shafthole adze dating to the period c.1650 - 1250 BC. The adze is sub-ovular in plan with rounded edges. It is bi-convex in profile, with gently curving sides which taper to form a rounded blade at either end which show signs of polishing. The butt end is slightly narrower. The shape has been formed by pecking and grinding. It features a slightly obliquely orientated hourglass-shaped perforation just off centre, indicating the the perforation was worked from both sides. The adze is similar in plan and profile to Roe, (1979) pp. 38, fig. 13 nos. WA 1/ah &…
Created on: Monday 14th July 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 10th September 2014
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Record ID: LIN-3FEEC4
Object type: MACE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
A late Neolithic or Bronze Age perforated object, often known as a 'battle axe'. This axe was purchased by a collector and subsequently reported to the Lincolnshire FLO. The object is claimed to have been found in the 1970s somewhere along the Lincolnshire coast. The axe formed part of an 'old collection' for many years prior to reporting. The object is made of a green-tinged black fine-grained basalt. The object is lozenge in plan with slightly rounded angles. At the 'cutting edge' the axe has a diamond-shaped, raised ledge that smooths towards the central hole. The central hole a…
Created on: Wednesday 2nd July 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 9th July 2014
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