Record Details

NHER Number:13341
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic trancet axehead, Mill Field


At an unknown date a Mesolithic tranchet axehead was recovered from the Mill Field area of Weeting with Broomhill. This is now held by the Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 783 877
Map Sheet:TL78NE

Full description

Pre 1977. Stray Find.
Found in Mill Field.
1 Mesolithic flint tranchet axe. Now held by the Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Z15467). This object is listed in (S1) and described in (S2).
This field takes it name from a post-medieval post mill that previously stood to the north (NHER 15519). The location of the field was supplied by the owners of farm.
E. Rose (NAU), 5 December 1979. Information from (S3).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 22 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

---Archive: R. Jacobi. -. Jacobi Archive. 10301.
<S1>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 214.
<S3>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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