Record Details

NHER Number:18383
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:?Mesolithic flaked flint axehead


In around 1982 a flaked flint axehead of possible Mesolithic date was recovered at this location. The brown flint axehead had a slightly milky patina and was missing its blade.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 938 134
Map Sheet:TF91SW

Full description

1982 or before. Stray Find.
Found north-east of Holly Farm, circumstances of find unknown:
1 ?Mesolithic chipped flint axe. Fossiliferous brown flint, slightly milky patina, yellow/grey cortex. Blade missing. Potentially Mesolithic, being similar to examples from Banham (NHER 2259).
See sketch (S1).
A. Lawson (NAU) 13 September 1982. Information from (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 20 June 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

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Lawson, A. 1982. Sketch of a ?Mesolithic flaked flint axehead from Wendling. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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