Record Details

NHER Number:8353
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic flint tranchet-type axe/adze


In 1972 a broken Mesolithic tranchet-type flint axe/adze was found at this location.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 402 250
Map Sheet:TG42NW

Full description

1972. Stray Find.
Surface find by [1]:
1 Mesolithic flint tranchet type axe/adze fragment. See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2). Discovery reported in (S3) and also noted in (S4).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 4 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: 1972. Drawing of a fragmentary Mesolithic flaked flint tranchet axe/adze. 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 5.
<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 207.

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