Record Details

NHER Number:8341
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic flint Levallois flake, Ecces beach


A Palaeolithic flint Levallois flake was picked up on the beach here in 1960.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 4051 2952
Map Sheet:TG42NW

Full description

October 1960. Stray Find.
Found on beach:
1 Palaeolithic flint Levallois flake. See drawing (S1). Information from (S2).
This find was first reported in (S3) and it was subsequently listed in (S4) (in which the provenance is given as "Eccles"). It is also noted in (S5) and (S6), although no additional information is given.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 9 June 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Palaeolithic - 150000 BC? to 40001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • LEVALLOIS FLAKE (Middle Palaeolithic - 150000 BC? to 40001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. 1960. Drawing of a Palaeolithic flint Levallois flake from Lessingham. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Palaeolithic.
<S3>Serial: 1960. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1960. No 7. p 3.
<S4>Monograph: Roe, D. A. 1968. A Gazetteer of British Lower and Middle Palaeolithic Sites. CBA Research Report. No 8.
<S5>Unpublished Contractor Report: 1997. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Regions 8 (East Anglian Rivers) and 11 (Trent Drainage). Wessex Archaeology. p 50.
<S6>Website: TERPS online database. Site 22560.

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