Record Details

NHER Number:9703
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Palaeolithic flint scraper, opposite Hall Gate


A Palaeolithic flint scraper was found during a small excavation undertaken here in around 1956. No information is available on the nature of this work.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2069 0424
Map Sheet:TG20SW

Full description

Pre December 1956. Excavation.
1 Palaeolithic flint scraper recovered by J. E. Sainty during "...small excavation almost opposite Hall Gate in a field hedge on the opposite side of the road". This find was reported (presumably to R. R. Clarke) in a letter of 7 December 1956 (now lost?). Information from (S1). This find is also noted in (S2).

The mapped location of this record has been taken from the grid reference listed on (S3).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 25 March 2014.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC? to 40001 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>Unpublished Document: Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 1974. The Archaeological Implications of the Norwich Southern By-Pass. p 16.
<S3>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 20 SW 37.

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