Record Details

NHER Number:24938
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic flint flake


A large Palaeolithic flint flake was found here in 1988.

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Grid Reference:TF 7201 2271
Map Sheet:TF72SW

Full description

Pre September 1988. Stray Find.
Found in spoil heap from pipe trench in road (grid reference by finder, no map supplied):
1 Palaeolithic large primary flint flake. 77 mm along major axis from prominent cone of percussion. Plain butt. Rolled and stained brown. Identified by J. J. Wymer (NAU). This discovery reported in (S1) and the flake itself is now held by Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1998.147.12). Also noted on (S2).
J. J. Wymer (NAU) 14 November 1988. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 8 December 2013.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Article in Serial: 1989. Archaeological Discoveries for 1988. CBA Group VI Bulletin. No 34 pp 32-61. p 38.
<S2>Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. Grimston.

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