Record Details

NHER Number:19381
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic handaxe, west of Seething Hall


At some time before 1982 a Palaeolithic handaxe was found here following ploughing.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 312 983
Map Sheet:TM39NW

Full description

Pre 1982. Stray Find.
Found by [1] after ploughing:
1 Palaeolithic flint handaxe. See drawing (S1).
Compiled by W. Milligan (NCM) 6 June 1983. information from (S2).
This handaxe is also noted on (S3) and in (S4) and (S5) although no additional information is given.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 25 March 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 1000000 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>Illustration: Hirst, N. 1983. Drawing of a Palaeolithic flint handaxe from Seething. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S3>Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. Seething.
<S4>Unpublished Contractor Report: 1997. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Regions 8 (East Anglian Rivers) and 11 (Trent Drainage). Wessex Archaeology. p 67.
<S5>Website: TERPS online database. Site 22662.

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