Record Details

NHER Number:29417
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic/Early Neolithic flint axehead/adze


A Mesolithic/Early Neolithic flint axehead or adze was found here in 1993.

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Grid Reference:TM 075 981
Map Sheet:TM09NE

Full description

January 1993.Stray Find.
Mesolithic/Early Neolithic small flint axe or pick. Sub-triangular section in pale grey smokey flint, while patina with brown spotty staining. Has suffered severe recent damage (?plough) which has shattered one end, making it difficult to determine the original form. The accompanying blade has also suffered wear and edge damage.
Identified by P. Robins (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 1 February 1993.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Early Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 10000 BC to 3001 BC)

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