Record Details

NHER Number:10339
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic flint handaxe, 42 Langley Green

Summary

Half of a Palaeolithic 'Acheulian' flint handaxe was found in the garden here in 1965.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3579 0318
Map Sheet:TG30SE
Parish:LANGLEY WITH HARDLEY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1965. Stray Find.
Found in front garden of 42 Langley Green by [1]:
1 Palaeolithic broken "Acheulian" flint handaxe (upper half). See drawing (S1). Information from (S2). This discovery was first reported in (S3) and it is also listed in (S4), which wrongly ascribes it to Loddon parish. The handaxe is also noted in (S5), (S6) and (S7), although no additional information is given.
T. Clough (NCM). Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 27 February 2014.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • HANDAXE (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>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. 1965. Drawing of a broken Palaeolithic flint handaxe from Langley.. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Palaeolithic.
<S3>Serial: 1965. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1965. No 12. p 4.
<S4>Monograph: Roe, D. A. 1968. A Gazetteer of British Lower and Middle Palaeolithic Sites. CBA Research Report. No 8. p 235.
<S5>Publication: Wymer, J. J. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. p 71.
<S6>Unpublished Document: Wessex Archaeology. 1997. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Regions 8 (East Anglian Rivers) and 11 (Trent Drainage). W&Y-5, No.1.
<S7>Website: TERPS online database. Site 22664.

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