|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Mesolithic flint tranchet adze|
In 1959 a broken Mesolithic flint tranchet adze was recovered at this spot. This object was originally identified as a Neolithic pick.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 3700 2579|
|Parish:||STALHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1959. Stray Find.
1 prehistoric broken chipped flint pick. Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1959.317). Information from (S1).
Although originally recorded as Neolithic (and listed as such in the museum's records) this object was subsequently re-identified by R. Jacobi as the butt end of a Mesolithic tranchet adze. See description in (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 5 June 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. |
|<S1>||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Stalham. |
|<S2>||Archive: R. Jacobi. -. Jacobi Archive. 10363. |
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