Record Details

NHER Number:25075
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead


A Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead was found here in 1988.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9938 2132
Map Sheet:TF92SE

Full description

August 1988. Surface find.
1 Mesolithic heavy tranchet axe of grey/black flint. See drawing (S1).
Information from R. Silvester (NAU).
This discovery was reported in (S2) and (S3).
J. Wymer (NAU), 17 January 1989. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 August 2013.

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

<S1>Illustration: Wymer, J. J. 1989. Drawing of a Mesolithic tranchet axehead from North Elmham. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Article in Serial: 1989. Archaeological Discoveries for 1988. CBA Group VI Bulletin. No 34 pp 32-61. p 37.
<S3>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. 1990. Archaeological Finds in Norfolk 1989. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLI Pt I pp 96-106. p 98.

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