|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.
|Grid Reference:||TG 2627 1443|
|Parish:||BEESTON ST ANDREW, BROADLAND, NORFOLK|
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.
- FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
- 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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