Record Details

NHER Number:38126
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic handaxes

Summary

Two pointed Palaeolithic flint handaxes, one complete and one broken, were found here in around 1967.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 7010 1480
Map Sheet:TF71SW
Parish:EAST WINCH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

After 1967. Stray Find.
Palaeolithic objects found at this location:
1 Palaeolithic pointed flint handaxe. See drawing (S1).
1 fragment of a pointed Palaeolithic flint handaxe.
Identified by P. Robins (NCM), see description in file. Both held by NCM (NWHCM : 2003.59.1; NWHCM : 2003.59.2).
Part of a much larger collection of material from the lands of Park Farm, although it is only these two pieces that have specific findspots recorded. See NHER 38125 for further information on the other finds in this collection. These discoveries were reported in (S2).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 10 March 2003. 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)
  • HANDAXE (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Robins, P. 2003. Drawing of a Palaeolithic flint handaxe from East Winch. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 2003. Archaeological Finds in Norfolk in 2003. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt III pp 563-573. p 564.

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