Record Details

NHER Number:13406
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic flint handaxe

Summary

A Palaeolithic flint handaxe. The circumstances and date of its discovery are not known.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 785 282
Map Sheet:TF72NE
Parish:HOUGHTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Unknown date. Stray Find.
Found by [1]:
1 Palaeolithic handaxe in white patinated flint.
Information via King's Lynn Museum (handaxe retained by finder).
Information from (S1).
This find is also noted on (S2) and in (S3), (S4) and (S5), although these give no additional information.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 11 December 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. Houghton.
<S3>Publication: Wymer, J. J. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. p 18.
<S4>Unpublished Contractor Report: 1997. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Regions 8 (East Anglian Rivers) and 11 (Trent Drainage). Wessex Archaeology. p 62.
<S5>Website: TERPS online database. Site 22594.

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