Record Details

NHER Number:28088
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Unprovenanced Palaeolithic side scraper, East Lexham (Lexham, poorly located)


At an unknown date a large Palaeolithic flint side scraper was found somewhere in the East Lexham area.

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Full description

Pre May 1979. Stray Find.
From East Lexham:
1 large Palaeolithic side scraper in sharp condition.
Identified at the King's Lynn Museum by J. J. Wymer in 1979 and noted on (S1) and in (S2). It is also listed in (S3) and (S4).
This object could not be identified in the museum's current records.
R. Rickett (NAU), 13 August 1990. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 31 July 2013.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 1000000 BC to 40001 BC)

Associated Finds

  • SIDE SCRAPER (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. Lexham (East Lexham).
<S2>Publication: Wymer, J. J. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. p 45.
<S3>Unpublished Contractor Report: 1996. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Regions 9 (Great Ouse) and 12 (Yorkshire and the Lincolnshire Wolds). Wessex Archaeology. N&W-1, No. 3.
<S4>Website: TERPS online database. Site 23053.

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