|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Mesolithic or later stone macehead|
Half of a stone macehead was found during farm work in this field. Objects of this time are not closely datable, having been found in both Mesolithic and later prehistoric contexts.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 0077 2248|
|Parish:||BILLINGFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
|BINTREE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
About 1968. Stray Find.
Half of a stone macehead was found in this field while working on a farm southwest of Bintree.
Petrology No. N305. This object has been assigned a broad date range suggesting it was most likely a pebble mace, unmodified apart from its central perforation. Implements of this type are not closely datable, examples having been found in both Mesolithic and later prehistoric contexts.
This find was reported in (S1). See drawing at NCM (copy not currently held by HES).
W. Milligan (NCM) 26 October 1988. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 14 August 2013.
- FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Early Bronze Age - 10000 BC to 1501 BC)
- MACE (Early Mesolithic to Early Bronze Age - 10000 BC to 1501 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|<S1>||Article in Serial: 1989. Archaeological Discoveries for 1988. CBA Group VI Bulletin. No 34 pp 32-61. p 33. |
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