Record Details

NHER Number:18446
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic flint handaxe


At sometime prior to September 1982 a Palaeolithic flint handaxe was found on the surface of the field here.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 6513 1909
Map Sheet:TF61NE

Full description

Pre September 1982. Stray Find.
Found on field surface by [1]:
1 Palaeolithic flint handaxe, 15.8cm long, patinated milky white.
Identified and compiled by R. Trett (KLM) 20 September 1982. Information from (S1).
This discovery was reported in (S2) and is also noted on (S3) and in (S4) and (S5), although no additional information is given.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES),

Part of large scatter NHER 28923.

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>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S2>Article in Serial: Edwards, D. (NAU). 1983. Archaeological Discoveries for 1981 and 1982. CBA Group VI Bulletin. Series 2 No 28 pp 31-53. p 38.
<S3>Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. Bawsey.
<S4>Unpublished Contractor Report: 1996. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Regions 9 (Great Ouse) and 12 (Yorkshire and the Lincolnshire Wolds). Wessex Archaeology. N&W-2, No. 16.
<S5>Website: TERPS online database. Site 23075.

Related records

28923Parent of: Prehistoric, Late Saxon and medieval finds, Gardeners Field (Find Spot)

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