Record Details

NHER Number:2967
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead


A Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead was found here in 1974.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0010 0253
Map Sheet:TG00SW

Full description

1974. Stray Find.
Found on surface:
1 Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead. See drawing (S1).
E. Rose (NAU). Information from (S2). This discovery was reported in (S3).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 2 May 2013.

The mapped location of this record reflects the grid reference given on (S2), the previous location for this record ([1]) being presumable a misreading of these coordinates.
P. Watkins (HES), 2 May 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

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 00 SW 18.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Illustration: Gregory, T. 1975. Drawing of a Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead from Cranworth. 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 3.

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