Record Details

NHER Number:4107
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric flint adze


A prehistoric flint adze was reportedly found here in 1949. It is possible that was one of several Mesolithic tranchet adzes/axes that was subsequently identified in the finder's collection.

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Grid Reference:TF 8080 1159
Map Sheet:TF81SW

Full description

1949. Stray Find.
Found by [1]:
1 flint adze, black flint, 5 1/8 inches [13cm] long. Seen by R. R. Clarke (NCM).
Information from (S1).
This may be one of the Mesolithic tranchet axes/axes subsequently identified in the collection of [1] by R. Jacobi and listed in (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 14 August 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • ADZE (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 81 SW 12 [3].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. South Acre.
<S2>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. pp 212-213.

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