Record Details

NHER Number:32126
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead and medieval to post-medieval metal objects


Metal detecting in 1996 recovered a Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead, a medieval harness pendant and a medieval/post-medieval buckle.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 34 26
Map Sheet:TG32NW

Full description

October 1996. Metal-detecting.
1 Mesolithic flint tranchet axe. See drawing (S1).
1 medieval harness pendant.
1 medieval/post medieval buckle.
Flint axehead identified by P. Robins (NCM) and other objects by H. Geake (NLA) and A. Rogerson (NLA). See list and descriptions in file. These discoveries were reported in (S2).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 15 November 1996. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 10 June 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • TRANCHET AXEHEAD (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Robins, P. 1996. Drawing of a Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead from Dilham. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1997. Archaeological Finds in Norfolk 1996. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt IV pp 539-546. p 539.

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