Record Details

NHER Number:10129
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Unprovenanced Palaeolithic flint handaxe (Brooke, marginal)


At some time prior to 1964 a Palaeolithic flint handaxe was found at an unknown location in the parish of Brooke.

Images - none



Full description

Before 1964. Stray Find.
Found at unknown location in Brooke parish by [1]:
1 ?Palaeolithic handaxe. See drawing (S1). Information from (S2).
This find is listed in (S3) and noted on (S4). It is also listed in (S5), (S6) and (S7), although no additional information is given.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 25 March 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • HANDAXE? (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Illustration: Arber, N. Unknown. Drawing of a ?Palaeolithic flint handaxe from Brooke. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Palaeolithic.
<S3>Monograph: Roe, D. A. 1968. A Gazetteer of British Lower and Middle Palaeolithic Sites. CBA Research Report. No 8. p 229.
<S4>Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. Brooke.
<S5>Publication: Wymer, J. J. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. p 70.
<S6>Unpublished Contractor Report: 1997. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Regions 8 (East Anglian Rivers) and 11 (Trent Drainage). Wessex Archaeology. p 66.
<S7>Website: TERPS online database. Site 22656.

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