Record Details

NHER Number:17936
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic handaxe roughout


Fieldwalking between 1978 and 1980 recovered a large worked flint that was probably a Palaeolithic handaxe roughout.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 167 061
Map Sheet:TG10NE

Full description

1978-1980. Fieldwalking.
Found at approximately TG 1670 0615:
1 Palaeolithic handaxe or handaxe roughout. See drawing (S1).
Drawing suggests a large ovate or cleaver (E. Rose (NAU)).
Identified and compiled by W. Milligan (NCM) 22 January 1982.
Information from (S2). Also noted on (S3).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 13 March 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 1000000 BC to 40001 BC)

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. 1982. Drawing of a Palaeolithic flint handaxe ?roughout.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S3>Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. Hethersett.

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