Record Details

NHER Number:36660
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic and Neolithic flint axeheads


In 2001 a broken Mesolithic flint axehead and a partially-polished Neolithic flint axehead were found in close proximity at this location.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2930 2187
Map Sheet:TG22SE

Full description

2001 or earlier. Stray Find.
A 'stone axe' and 'flint spearhead' found.
Not seen.
D. Gurney (NLA), 20 July 2001.

Pre 2002. Stray Find.
1 Mesolithic broken flint ?tranchet axehead.
1 Neolithic partially polished flint axehead. See drawing (S1).
These are likely to be the two previously reported finds.
Identified by P. Robins (NCM), see description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 11 April 2002. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 5 June 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • AXEHEAD (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • SPEAR (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • TRANCHET AXEHEAD (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Illustration: Robins, P. 2002. Drawing of a Neolithic partially-polished flint axehead. Paper. 1:1.

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