Record Details

NHER Number:8187
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead

Summary

A Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead was found here during potato harvesting in 1974.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3378 2520
Map Sheet:TG32NW
Parish:DILHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

July 1974. Stray Find.
Found while harvesting potatoes (soil medium loam but rather marshy):
Mesolithic flint tranchet axe. See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2). First reported in (S3).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 9 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

---Archive: 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 Dilham. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Archive: 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 3.

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