Record Details

NHER Number:1594
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic handaxe


A Palaeolithic flint handaxe was found in this field at some time prior to 1968. Few details are available and the present location of this find is not known.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 71 35
Map Sheet:TF73NW

Full description

Pre 1968. Stray Find.
A Palaeolithic flint handaxe found in the "torc field" is listed in (S1). At this time it was in the possession of the finder [1] - its present whereabouts are unknown. This handaxe is also noted in (S2), (S3) and (S4), although no additional information is given.
E. Rose (NLA). Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 22 December 2013.

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

---Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Palaeolithic.
<S1>Monograph: Roe, D. A. 1968. A Gazetteer of British Lower and Middle Palaeolithic Sites. CBA Research Report. No 8. p 238.
<S2>Publication: Wymer, J. J. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. p 13.
<S3>Unpublished Document: Wessex Archaeology. 1996. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Regions 9 (Great Ouse) and 12 (Yorkshire and the Lincolnshire Wolds). p 121.
<S4>Website: TERPS online database. Site 23090.

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