|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Palaeolithic flint handaxe|
In 1997 a Palaeolithic flint handaxe was found in a spoil heap behind the Dog and Partridge Public House.
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|Grid Reference:||TL 9264 9078|
|Parish:||WRETHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
1997. Stray find.
Found behind Dog and Partridge Public House, East Wretham, in contractors spoil, so uncertain provenance:
1 Palaeolithic pointed flint handaxe with slightly asymmetrical butt and markedly plano-convex section. See drawing (S1).
Identified by P. Robins (NCM), see full description in file. This object is also noted on (S2).
K. Sussams (NCM) 31 December 1997. Ammended by P. Watkins (HES), 24 April 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
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|<S1>||Illustration: Robins, P. 1997. Drawing of a Palaeolithic flint handaxe from Wretham. Paper. 1:1. |
|<S2>||Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. Wretham (West Wretham). |
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