Record Details

NHER Number:7632
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead


A Mesolithic tranchet-type flaked flint axehead was found here in 1957.

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Grid Reference:TG 2131 2193
Map Sheet:TG22SW

Full description

1957. Stray Find.
1 Mesolithic tranchet-type flint axehead. Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1957.263). Information from (S1). This discovery was first reported in (S2) and is listed as a heavy tranchet axe in (S3). This object was also examined by R. Jacobi and is described in detail in (S4).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 15 May 2014.

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: 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: 1957. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries. No 4. p 3.
<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 207.
<S4>Archive: R. Jacobi. -. Jacobi Archive. 10267.

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