|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Palaeolithic flint handaxe, No 14 London Street|
In 1989 a Palaeolithic flint handaxe was recovered from this area. This object may have arrived at the site with material that had been brought in from Southacre.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 8195 0877|
|Parish:||SWAFFHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
1989. Stray Find.
Found in garden, possibly in material brought in from Southacre:
1 Palaeolithic flint handaxe. Cordate, with patches of cortex surving and some recent damage. See drawing by finder (S1).
Compiled by E. Rose (NLA), 5 February 1990.
This handaxe is also noted on (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 3 June 2013.
- FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 1000000 BC to 40001 BC)
- HANDAXE (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|<S1>||Illustration: [Unknown]. 1989. Drawing of a Palaeolithic handaxe from London Street, Swaffham. Paper. 1:1. |
|<S2>||Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. ?South Acre. |
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