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Monument details

HER Number:TR 15 SW 4
Type of record:Findspot
Name:Neolithic polished flint axe


A Neolithic polished flint axe was found during ploughing at Upper Horton Farm in 1952. It is now in the Royal Museum, Canterbury.

Grid Reference:TR 1260 5427
Map Sheet:TR15SW

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Full description

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[TR 12605427] Neolithic polished flint axe turned up by the plough in 1952 by Mr. Given of 3, Orchard Cottages, Upper Horton Farm, and presented to Canterbury Museum. (1) Polished flint axe found A.D. 1952 [NAT] (2) Mr. Given has left the district but the farmer at Upper Horton confirmed the findspot. (3)

<1> Corr 6" (F Jenkins 31.10.53) (OS Card Reference). SKE39264.

<2> OS 6" 1961 (OS Card Reference). SKE48369.

<3> F1 ASP 20.01.65 (OS Card Reference). SKE42196.

<4> Field report for monument TR 15 SW 4 - January, 1965 (Bibliographic reference). SKE5494.

Sources and further reading

Cross-ref. Source description
<1>XYOS Card Reference: Corr 6" (F Jenkins 31.10.53). [Mapped feature: #44064 Find, ]
<2>OS Card Reference: OS 6" 1961.
<3>OS Card Reference: F1 ASP 20.01.65.
<4>Bibliographic reference: Field report for monument TR 15 SW 4 - January, 1965.