Record Details

NHER Number:5306
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Lower Palaeolithic flint handaxe found near Brick Kiln Farm

Summary

A Lower Palaeolithic flint handaxe was found at this location in 1965.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 7499 8950
Map Sheet:TL78NW
Parish:HOCKWOLD CUM WILTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1965. Stray Find.
Found by F. Curtis on surface of field about 360 yds [329m] north-northeast of Brick Kiln Farm (approximately TL 7499 9850):
1 Palaeolithic "Abbevillian" handaxe. Information from (S1).
This find is also noted on (S2) and listed in (S3) and (S4), although no additional information is given.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 17 November 2013.

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

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Palaeolithic.
<S2>Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. Hockwold cum Wilton.
<S3>Unpublished Contractor Report: 1996. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Regions 9 (Great Ouse) and 12 (Yorkshire and the Lincolnshire Wolds). Wessex Archaeology. LLO-4, No. 31.
<S4>Website: TERPS online database. Site 23042.

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