Record Details

NHER Number:11478
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic flint 'disc' (Fring, marginal)


The British Museum holds an object described as a Palaeolithic flint 'disc' that was found at an unknown date somewhere in the parish of Fring. No further information is available and it is doubful whether this object is actually Palaeolithic.

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Full description

According to (S1) the British Museum hold a Palaeolithic flint "disc" that was found at Fring. This object is listed in the museum's records as a Palaeolithic handaxe (unregistered). No other information on this object is available. It should be noted that no Palaeolithic objects from Fring are listed in either (S2) or (S3).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 13 December 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 10001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • HANDAXE? (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC? to 40001 BC?)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---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>Monograph: Roe, D. A. 1968. A Gazetteer of British Lower and Middle Palaeolithic Sites. CBA Research Report. No 8.
<S3>Publication: Wymer, J. J. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia.

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