|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead|
In 1971 a Mesolithic flint tranchet axe was ploughed up at this location.
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|Grid Reference:||TL 8925 9215|
|Parish:||WRETHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
1971. Stray Find.
Ploughed up (after raspberry crop), near pit:
1 Mesolithic tranchet-type flint axe. See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2). Discovery reported in (S3).
Probably the tranchet axehead from Wretham listed in (S4).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 24 April 2013.
- FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
- TRANCHET AXEHEAD (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Illustration: Clough, T. 1971. Drawing of a Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead from Wretham. Card. 1:1. |
|<S2>||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Mesolithic. |
|<S3>||Serial: 1971. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1971. No 18. p 11. |
|<S4>||Monograph: Wymer, J. J. and Bonsall, C. J. (eds). 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic Sites in England and Wales with a Gazetteer of Upper Palaeolithic Sites in England and Wales. Council for British Archaeology Research Report. No. 20. p 215. |
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