Record Details

NHER Number:16010
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic handaxe


A Palaeolithic flint handaxe, found here in around 1952.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7010 1705
Map Sheet:TF71NW

Full description

About 1952. Stray Find.
Found by [1] "north of East Winch station in angle of road junction to Gayton".
Handaxe in grey flint, 17cm long. Information from (S1). This object is given to the King's Lynn Museum (KILLM : 1980.62) in 1980 by [2]. Also noted on (S2) and in (S3), (S4) and (S5) although these give no additional information.
R. Trett (KLM) April 1980. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 29 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

<S1>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S2>Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. East Winch.
<S3>Publication: Wymer, J. J. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. p 41.
<S4>Unpublished Contractor Report: 1996. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Regions 9 (Great Ouse) and 12 (Yorkshire and the Lincolnshire Wolds). Wessex Archaeology. N&W-2, No. 7.
<S5>Website: TERPS online database. Site 23068.

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