Record Details

NHER Number:7303
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint axe


A Mesolithic flint axe was found here in 1974. Various other finds from the area of Oakwood Farm that were previously recovered under this number are now detailed in NHER 59556, NHER 59557 and NHER 59558

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Grid Reference:TG 05 12
Map Sheet:TG01SE

Full description

May 1974. Stray find.
Found on surface of field at Low Street:
1 Mesolithic flint axe. See drawing (S1). Information from (S2). Formerly wrongly marked here as Neolithic and seperately at TG 0546 1113 (as NHER 13914) by NCM.

Various other finds from this area previously listed in this record are now recorded seperately. An Early Neolithic laurel leaf found in or near Oakwood Farm is recorded under NHER 59556. Finds found in the fields to the north of the farm are recorded under NHER 59557. Finds recovered during a Watching Brief at Oakwood Farm are recorded under NHER 59558

Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 30 May 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Serial: 1974. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1974. No 21. p 9.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 01 SE 7.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Lawson, A. 1974. Drawing of a Mesolithic flint axehead from North Tuddenham. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Mesolithic.

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