Record Details

NHER Number:6898
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead


A Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead was found here in 1960.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3477 3292
Map Sheet:TG33SW

Full description

1960. Stray Find.
1 Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead. See drawing (S1). Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1961.136). Information from (S2). Also noted in (S3), although no additional information is given. Notes in with the object itself would appear to suggest that it was actually identified by Jacobi are more likely Neolithic.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 18 June 2014.

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.
---Serial: 1960. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1960. No 7. p 2.
<S1>Illustration: Howlett, D. R. 1960. Drawing of a Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead from Bacton. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Mesolithic.
<S3>Archive: R. Jacobi. -. Jacobi Archive. 10151.

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