Find Spot record IPS 941 - Henley Road Allotments, Ipswich, (Palaeolithic).

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Grid reference Centred TM 161 464 (217m by 163m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM14NE


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Full Description

1933: Ovate hand-axe found in two pieces, 38cm apart. Found by Moir's gardener while digging on his allotment on East side of Henley Road, immediately North of road leading to Grove Cottages. TM 161 456 is cited by Wymer (a pit on the 3rd edition OS map) but only allotments on Henley Road on the 1920s OS map appear to be at TM 161 464, which corresponds to above description.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. 226.
  • <S2> Digital archive: Wymer, J.J.. 1999. The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPs) The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPS). 22740.

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Record last edited

Jan 16 2020 9:50AM

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