Mesolithic flint axe from Norton Lindsey area

Description of this historic site

Findspot - a flint axe, dating to the Mesolithic period, was found near Norton Lindsey.

Notes about this historic site

1 A ?Mesolithic flint axe. Found in 1988. It was found in a ploughed field while walking on a footpath between SP2160 and SP2061. The finder did not notice any associated finds. The axe is made from cherty flint coloured cream, orange-brown and light brown in patches. Dimensions are: length 12.6cm, max width 5.9cm, max thickness 2.3cm.
2 Photograph.
3 Dating confirmed as Mesolithic.

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