Record Details

NHER Number:21663
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead


A Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead was recovered from the surface of a ploughed field here in 1985.

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Grid Reference:TF 845 128
Map Sheet:TF81SW

Full description

May to June 1985. Stray Find.
North of main Mesolithic site (NHER 19824), first find north of drain. On ploughed surface.
Medium tranchet axe 11cm long, grey flint, lightly patinated, blue white in colour.
Identified by J. J. Wymer (NAU) July 1985.
J. J. Wymer (NAU) July 1985.

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.

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