|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Mesolithic flint axehead and undated mould|
A Mesolithic flaked flint tranchet axehead was recovered at this spot in 1970. An undated copper alloy mould was found here in 1986.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 2776 3481|
|Parish:||TRUNCH, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1970. Stray Find.
Found on surface by :
1 Mesolithic chipped flint axe/adze. Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1971.49).
Information from (S1). First reported in (S2) and listed a non-tranchet axehead in (S3). This object is however described in (S4) as a Norfolk type adze with a tranchet blow on its dorsal surface.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 24 June 2014.
Bronze 'ball' mould, undated, see site NHER 6825.
W. F. Milligan (NCM), December 1986.
- FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
- FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
- MOULD (Undated)
- TRANCHET AXEHEAD (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Mesolithic. |
|<S2>||Serial: 1970. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1970. No 17. p 15. |
|<S3>||Monograph: Wymer, J. J. and Bonsall, C. J. (eds). 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic Sites in England and Wales with a Gazetteer of Upper Palaeolithic Sites in England and Wales. Council for British Archaeology Research Report. No. 20. p 214. |
|<S4>||Archive: R. Jacobi. -. Jacobi Archive. 10389. |
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