Record Details

NHER Number:21250
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Unprovenanced Mesolithic flint axehead (Dilham, poorly located)


In around 1978 a Mesolithic flaked flint axehead was found in a field in Dilham. The exact location was not known.

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Full description

1978 or before. Stray Find.
Found in a field:
1 Mesolithic flint axehead (S1).
Donated to Norwich Castle Museum by [1] (NWHCM : 1997.79); found by her husband, and originally brought in by [2]. No other details known.
Identified by Dr A. Lawson (NAU). Compiled by E. B. Green (NCM), February 1985.
Information from (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 9 June 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Illustration: Milligan, W. 1996. Sketch of a Mesolithic flaked flint axehead from Dilham. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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