Record Details

NHER Number:10306
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Unprovenanced Mesolithic flint arrowhead and Mesolithic/Neolithic flint blades (Hellington, marginal; Bergh Apton, marginal)


In 1971 a Mesolithic flint transverse arrowhead and two Mesolithic/Neolithic flint blades were found at an unknown location in the Hellington/Bergh Apton area.

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Full description

1971. Stray Find.
Found by [1] in Hellington or Bergh Apton:
1 Mesolithic petit tranchet flint arrowhead.
2 Mesolithic/Neolithic flint blades.
Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1972.264).
Compiled by T. Clough (NCM). Information from (S1). These discoveries were reported in (S2). These finds are also probably the Mesolithic flint flakes/blade from Hellington noted in (S3), which are listed as having been found by [1] in 1971.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 25 March 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Mesolithic to Late Neolithic - 10000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • BLADE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • TRANSVERSE ARROWHEAD (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: 1971. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1971. No 18. p 7.
<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.

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