Record Details

NHER Number:3114
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead

Summary

A Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead was found on the surface of a ploughed field here in 1973.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 094 293
Map Sheet:TG02NE
Parish:WOOD DALLING, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1973. Stray Find.
Surface find in ploughed field:
1 Mesolithic chipped flint axehead with tranchet cutting edge. See sketch (S1). Information from (S2). This discovery was reported in (S3).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 15 May 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards.
---Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. 1973. Sketch of a Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead from Wood Dalling. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Mesolithic.
<S3>Serial: 1973. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1973. No 20. p 15.

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