Find Spot record MLI12674 - Greenstone Axe, High Street, Boston


Greenstone axe found near the High Street, Boston.

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early Neolithic to Late Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A greenstone axe was found at Messrs. Hardy and Collins, High Street, Boston. In 1958 it was presented to the City and County Museum, Lincoln (Acc. no. 4.62), through P. Mayes. The finder indicated the exact findspot at TF 3268 4351. He stated that the axe was found about 15 inches beneath the natural ground level under a cottage during floor reconstruction. {1}{2}{3}{4}

Sources/Archives (4)

  •  Index: OS CARD INDEX. BOSTON. TF34SW7,1965, D.A..
  •  Article in Serial: D.F. Petch. 1961. ‘Archaeological Notes for 1959 and 1960’ in Lincolnshire Architectural and Archaeological Society Reports and Papers. VOL 9 PART 1 NS P 91.
  •  Index: SMR FILE. BOSTON. TF34SW:W -.
  •  Artefact: City and County Museum Collection. ACC. NO. 4.62.



Grid reference TF 3268 4351 (point) Estimated from sources

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Record last edited

Mar 21 2021 8:35PM


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