Record Details

NHER Number:6053
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic axehead

Summary

A small Mesolithic flaked flint axehead found in 1974.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 9017 8228
Map Sheet:TL98SW
Parish:BRETTENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1974. Stray Find.
1 Mesolithic small flint axe in light grey flint. No tranchet blow on cutting edge. See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2). This discovery was reported in (S3).
E. Rose (NAU). Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 7 May 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 98 SW 28.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Gregory, T. 1975. Drawing of a small Mesolithic flint axehead from Brettenham. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Mesolithic.
<S3>Serial: 1974. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1974. No 21. p 2.

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