Record Details

NHER Number:11658
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic flint flakes

Summary

In 1976 five Palaeolithic flint flakes were recovered from the ploughed surface here. Some showed signs of retouching and they were identified as of "Acheulean or Clactonian" type.

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Location

Grid Reference:TM 2614 9752
Map Sheet:TM29NE
Parish:SHOTESHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1976. Stray Find.
Found on ploughed surface:
5 Palaeolithic flint flakes, some retouched, of "Acheulean or Clactonian" type. Information from (S1).
This discovery was first recorded in (S2) and these finds are also noted on (S3) and in (S4), although no additional information is given.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 27 January 2014.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 29 NE 17.
<S1>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S2>Serial: 1976. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1976. No 23. p 20.
<S3>Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. Shotesham.
<S4>Publication: Wymer, J. J. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. p 69.

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