Record Details

NHER Number:25686
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic flint handaxe, No 14 London Street


In 1989 a Palaeolithic flint handaxe was recovered from this area. This object may have arrived at the site with material that had been brought in from Southacre.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 8195 0877
Map Sheet:TF80NW

Full description

1989. Stray Find.
Found in garden, possibly in material brought in from Southacre:
1 Palaeolithic flint handaxe. Cordate, with patches of cortex surving and some recent damage. See drawing by finder (S1).
Compiled by E. Rose (NLA), 5 February 1990.
This handaxe is also noted on (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 3 June 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>Illustration: [Unknown]. 1989. Drawing of a Palaeolithic handaxe from London Street, Swaffham. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. ?South Acre.

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