Record Details

NHER Number:20942
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic axehead

Summary

A Mesolithic finely flaked heavy tranchet axe was found on the surface of this field.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7631 0226
Map Sheet:TF70SE
Parish:GOODERSTONE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Pre November 1984. Stray Find.
1 Mesolithic heavy flint tranchet axe. Finely-flaked, thin butted, 22cm long. Grey flint, stained brown. In fresh condition. A little recent damage. See drawing (S1).
Identified and compiled by J. J. Wymer (NAU), November 1984.
Information from (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 30 April 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

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Wymer, J. J. 1984. Drawing of a Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead from Gooderstone. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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