Record Details

NHER Number:7703
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic retouched flint flake


In 1969 a Palaeolithic retouched flint flake was recovered from a gravel quarry at this location.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1021 1848
Map Sheet:TG11NW

Full description

1969. Stray Find.
Recovered from gravel in new pits at Lenwade:
1 Palaeolithic flint flake. Retouch on edges. Information from (S1) (see sketch on reverse).
This discovery was first reported in (S2) and subsequently noted in (S3), where it is described simply as a primary flake. It is also listed in (S4) and (S5), although no additional information is given.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 20 May 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 1000000 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. TG 11 NW 13.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Palaeolithic. Great Witchingham (Lenwade).
<S2>Serial: 1969. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1969. No 16. p 11.
<S3>Publication: Wymer, J. J. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. p 55.
<S4>Unpublished Contractor Report: 1997. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Regions 8 (East Anglian Rivers) and 11 (Trent Drainage). Wessex Archaeology. W&Y-2, No.6.
<S5>Website: TERPS online database. Site 22578.

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