Record Details

NHER Number:8140
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead


A Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead (or possibly a pick) was found here by chance in 1965.


  • Mesolithic flint axehead from Beeston St Andrew  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service


Grid Reference:TG 2627 1443
Map Sheet:TG21SE

Full description

1965. Stray find.
Found c. 400yrds [365m] north of Dairy Farm:
1 Mesolithic tranchet axehead or pick. Triangular section, tranchet blow at cutting edge. See drawing (S1). Information from (S2). This find is also listed in (S3).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 12 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

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: [Unknown]. 1965. Drawing of a Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead from Beeston St Andrew. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Mesolithic.
<S3>Archive: R. Jacobi. -. Jacobi Archive. 10159.

Related records - none

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