|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead|
A Mesolithic flaked flint axehead was found here during the demolition of an old shed in 1984. It is possible that this was a collector's piece and therefore originally from some other location.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 8185 1557|
|Parish:||CASTLE ACRE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1984. Stray Find.
Found by workman, during demolition of old shed.
Mesolithic medium-sized flint tranchet axe (16.5 cm long) in fresh condition, unpatinated, grey brown mottled flint. Possibly a collector's piece and therefore not of this provenance. Information from C. Bowyer (NCM). Now held by NCM (NWHCM : 1986.217).
Identified and originally compiled by J. J. Wymer (NAU) 9 December 1985. Information from (S1).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 3 December 2013.
- FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
- FLAKED AXEHEAD (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|<S1>||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
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