Record Details

NHER Number:11395
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic flint handaxe

Summary

A Palaeolithic flint handaxe was found here in 1976.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1467 2622
Map Sheet:TG12NW
Parish:CAWSTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1976. Stray Find.
Found on surface of ploughed soil:
1 Palaeolithic small flint handaxe. Seen by A. Gregory (NCM) April 1976.
Information from (S1).
This find was first reported in (S2) and is also noted on (S3) and in (S4). It is also listed in (S5) and (S6), although no additional information is given.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 16 May 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • HANDAXE (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S2>Serial: 1976. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1976. No 23. p 6.
<S3>Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. Cawston.
<S4>Publication: Wymer, J. J. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. p 22.
<S5>Unpublished Contractor Report: 1997. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Regions 8 (East Anglian Rivers) and 11 (Trent Drainage). Wessex Archaeology. p 49.
<S6>Website: TERPS online database. Site 22529.

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