|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Possible Palaeolithic handaxe|
A possible Palaeolithic handaxe has been found in cliff deposits at the base of Beeston Hill. The exact location of its discovery is uncertain.
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Deposits at foot of Beeston Hill.
Small implement of Rostrate handaxe form. Early Chellian. From basal gravel of Cromer Forest Bed. Found in situ.
(S1). Now held by Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1963.12, ex Ipswich Museum).
- FINDSPOT (Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 10001 BC)
- LITHIC IMPLEMENT (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. |
|---||Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous Prehistoric. |
|<S1>||Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
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