Record Details

NHER Number:37458
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic flint handaxe, 34 Martham Road

Summary

In around 1992 a Palaeolithic flint handaxe was found in the garden of 34 Martham Road.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 4878 1767
Map Sheet:TG41NE
Parish:HEMSBY, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

Around 1992. Stray Find.
Found in garden of 34 Martham Road:
1 Palaeolithic small cordate/ovate flint handaxe. Rolled and stained brown. See drawing (S1).
Identified by P. Robins (NCM), see description in file.
This discovery was reported in (S2) and the handaxe is also briefly described on (S3).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 30 October 2002. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 8 April 2014.

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

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Robins, P. 2002. Drawing of a Palaeolithic flint handaxe from Hemsby. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 2003. Archaeological Finds in Norfolk 2002. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt II pp 356-368. p 357.
<S3>Record Card: Wymer, J. J. Wymer Index Card - Palaeolithic. Hemsby.

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