Record Details

NHER Number:23453
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic flint flake

Summary

A Palaeolithic primary flint flake was found on the surface of this field in 1987.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 0273 1235
Map Sheet:TG01SW
Parish:DEREHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

January 1987. Stray Find.
Found by [1] on drilled field on north side of the River Tudd, north-east of Stone Road Bridge, at about flood plain level (field very gravelly and majority of flints stained brown):
1 Palaeolithic flint flake. Primary flake of deeply stained ochreous flint. Very rolled with ancient edge damage.
This discovery was reported in (S1) and the flake itself was subsequently donated to the Noriwch Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1999.1.14.3).
J. Wymer (NAU) 27 February 1987. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 31 May 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 10001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (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>Article in Serial: 1988. Archaeological Discoveries for 1987. CBA Group VI Bulletin. No 33 pp 30-56. p 43.

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