Record Details

NHER Number:8350
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint tranchet axe/adze


Part of a Mesolithic flint tranchet axe/adze was found here in 1972.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 403 261
Map Sheet:TG42NW

Full description

1972. Stray Find.
Surface find (Ordnance Survey field 129):
1 Mesolithic broken flint tranchet-type flint axe/adze. See sketch (S1).
Information from (S2). This discovery was reported in (S3) and is also listed in (S4).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 9 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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Clough, T. 1972. Sketch of a broken Mesolithic flint tranchet axe/adze from Ingham. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Mesolithic.
<S3>Serial: 1972. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1972. No 19. p 6.
<S4>Monograph: Wymer, J. J. and Bonsall, C. J. (eds). 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic Sites in England and Wales with a Gazetteer of Upper Palaeolithic Sites in England and Wales. Council for British Archaeology Research Report. No. 20. p 210.

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