Record Details

NHER Number:24923
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic or later stone macehead

Summary

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.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0077 2248
Map Sheet:TG02SW
Parish:BILLINGFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK
BINTREE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

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.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Early Bronze Age - 10000 BC to 1501 BC)

Associated Finds

  • 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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