Monument record IPS 944 - Bixley Heath, Ipswich.

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Findspot and artefact scatter.


Grid reference Centred TM 19 43 (779m by 748m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

1962: Handaxe (thick, rolled ovate) found in 1962 by T Rivett at Bixley Heath. A large housing estate now covers this heath (S1).

1964, Saxo norman lamp found with pottery and glass, (S2)

Wymer (S3) places the handaxe find at TM205445, this is away from the area marked Bixley Heath.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. Pg 213.
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. 964-79.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Wymer, J.J.. 1999. The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPs) The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPS). 22768.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jan 16 2020 11:14AM

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