Record Details

NHER Number:19526
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic microlith


A Mesolithic microlith was found in 1983.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 8744 8878
Map Sheet:TL88NE

Full description

22 September 1983. Stray Find.
Found by J. J. Wymer (NAU) on forestry track running east west 100m south of Mickle Hill Barrow (NHER 5707):
1 Mesolithic flint microlith. Obliquely blunted point with basal retouch and extreme tip missing. Faint blue patina. See scale drawing on (S1). Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1984.7).

Radius about 20m around find spot searched. Several flakes were observed, but no concentration was visible and no Mesolithic blades were found.
J. J. Wymer (NAU), 23 September 1983. Information from (S1).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 3 May 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • MICROLITH (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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