Record Details

NHER Number:30701
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic axe

Summary

A Mesolithic flint tranchet axe was found on the surface at this site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 0630 9510
Map Sheet:TM09NE
Parish:BESTHORPE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1993. Surface find.
Mesolithic flint tranchet axe (so-called 'Thames Pick'). Length 164mm, width 51mm, thickness 31mm (all maxima).
E. Rose (NLA).

1994.
Now photographed.
D.Gurney (NLA) 14 July 1994.

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

---Photograph: 1994. LED 15-19, Mesolithic flint tranchet axe..
---Photograph: 1994. LED 21-24, Mesolithic flint tranchet axe..

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