Record Details

NHER Number:6861
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint pick


A Mesolithic flint pick was found on the beach at Mundesley in 1958.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 304 376
Map Sheet:TG33NW

Full description

April 1958. Stray Find.
Found on foreshore north-east of brickworks:
1 Mesolithic flint pick. See drawing (S1). Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1959.12). Information from (S2). This discovery was first reported in (S3) and is also listed in (S4).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 25 June 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • PICK (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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. 1958. Drawing of a Mesolithic flint pick from Mundesley. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Mesolithic.
<S3>Serial: 1958. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries. Vol 5. p 4.
<S4>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 210.

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