Record Details

NHER Number:30968
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic handaxe fragment


In 1994 a broken Palaeolithic cordate flint handaxe was recovered here.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0928 0008
Map Sheet:TG00SE

Full description

March/April 1994. Stray Find.
1 Palaeolithic cordate handaxe, broken in antiquity. Finely worked by shallow invasive flaking over whole surface. Patinated and stained brown, lightly rolled. See drawing (S1).
Identified by P. Robins (NCM), see description in file. This discovery was reported in (S2) and is also noted on (S3).
Compiled by A. Rogerson (NLA) 3 October 1994. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 24 February 2014.

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

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Robins, P. 1994. Drawing of an incomplete Palaeolithic cordate flint handaxe from Wymondham. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1995. Archaeological Finds in Norfolk 1994. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt II pp 221-229. p 221.
<S3>Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. Wymondham.

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