Record Details

NHER Number:6622
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Unprovenanced Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead (Matlask, poorly located)


In 1974 a Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead was found at an unknown location in Matlask parish.

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Full description

1974. Stray Find.
Exact site and circumstances of discovery unknown:
1 Mesolithic chipped flint axe with tranchet flake removed. See drawing (S1). Information from (S2).
This discovery was first reported in (S3).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 19 June 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

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gregory, T. 1974. Drawing of a Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead from Matlask. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Mesolithic.
<S3>Serial: 1974. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1974. No 21. p 6.

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