Record Details

NHER Number:7703
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic retouched flint flake


In 1969 a Palaeolithic retouched flint flake was recovered from a gravel quarry at this location.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1021 1848
Map Sheet:TG11NW

Full description

1969. Stray Find.
Recovered from gravel in new pits at Lenwade:
1 Palaeolithic flint flake. Retouch on edges. Information from (S1) (see sketch on reverse). This discovery was reported in (S2).

This find is noted in (S3) (described simply as a primary flake) and is also listed in (S4) and (S5), although no additional information is given.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 20 May 2014.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (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.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Palaeolithic. Great Witchingham (Lenwade).
<S2>Serial: 1969. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1969. No 16. p 11.
<S3>Publication: Wymer, J. J. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. p 55.
<S4>Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 1997. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Region 8 (East Anglian Rivers) and 11 (Trent Drainage). W&Y-2, No.6.
<S5>Website: TERPS online database. Site 22578.

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