|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Palaeolithic flint handaxe|
An Palaeolithic flint handaxe was found in Ellingham Park during the early 1940s.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TM 359 928|
|Parish:||ELLINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Around 1944. Stray Find.
Found in Ellingham Park by :
1 Lower Palaeolithic flint handaxe. "Acheulean (Group III)". Donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1944.128).
Information from (S1).
Listed in (S2) and described on (S3) and in (S4) as pointed, in sharp condition and only slightly stained and patinated. This find is also noted in (S5) and (S6), although no additional information is given.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 26 February 2014.
- FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)
- HANDAXE (Lower Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 150001 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Palaeolithic. |
|<S2>||Monograph: Roe, D. A. 1968. A Gazetteer of British Lower and Middle Palaeolithic Sites. CBA Research Report. No 8. p 230. |
|<S3>||Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. Ellingham (Ellingham Park). |
|<S4>||Publication: Wymer, J. J. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. p 71. |
|<S5>||Unpublished Contractor Report: 1997. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Regions 8 (East Anglian Rivers) and 11 (Trent Drainage). Wessex Archaeology. WNY-2, No.11. |
|<S6>||Website: TERPS online database. Site 22704. |
|56796||Part of: Ellingham Park (Monument)|
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