Record Details

NHER Number:4142
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic flint cleaver

Summary

Around 1965 a Palaeolithic flint 'cleaver' was recovered from this area.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 807 107
Map Sheet:TF81SW
Parish:SWAFFHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1966. Stray Find.
Found at [1], near site of St Guthlac's Chapel (NHER 4145):
1 Palaeolithic flint cleaver. Noted by (S1) and reported in (S2). Donated to the King's Lynn Museum (KILLM : 2001.663). This object is described in (S3) as a rolled cleaver and is also noted in (S4) and (S5), although no additional information is given.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 3 June 2013.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards.
---Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Palaeolithic.
<S2>Serial: 1966. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1966. No 13. p 6.
<S3>Publication: Wymer, J. J. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. p 50.
<S4>Unpublished Document: Wessex Archaeology. 1996. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Regions 9 (Great Ouse) and 12 (Yorkshire and the Lincolnshire Wolds). N&W-1, No. 10.
<S5>Website: TERPS online database. Site 23059.

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