Monument record BRF 001 - Bramford Pit (Coe's Pit); Pits 1 & 2, Bramford, (Palaeolithic).

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Flint flakes and animal remains, allegedly from the Red Crag.


Grid reference Centred TM 1281 4816 (298m by 221m)
Map sheet TM14NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Flint flakes allegedly from the Red Crag,(S1).

Moir also claimed aditional flints as "Aurignacian"from terrace gravel 10ft thick resting on the chalk on the side of the entrance to the pit. This depost was not extant in 1985. Wymer refers the two possible flakes in Ipswich Museum as suspect. Details and excavation by J Reid Moir in (S2-S8).

Reports of flakes from 1909 (formerly BRF 156, formerly BRF misc). However no source given.

See also BRF 011.

See also Prehistoric & Post Medieval records.

No further details found in Ipswich Museum Accession registers September 2020.

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <S1> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, cards 1931-154, 1924-79.106, 1933-15.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. 207.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Moir J R. 1921. Further Discoveries of Humanly-Fashioned Flints in and Beneath the Red Crag of Suffolk. 3. PPSEA, 1920-1921, 3, 411-430.
  • <S4> Article in serial: Moir J R. 1924. On Some Further Flint Implements of Pliocene Age Discovered in Suffolk. 4, 1. PPSEA, 4, 1924, 53-56.
  • <S5> Source Unchecked: Moir J R. Moir J Reid per IPSMG. Moir J Reid per IPSMG.
  • <S6> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM14NW5.
  • <S7> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, cards 1937-42, 1949-49.
  • <S8> Article in serial: Moir J R. 1930. Ancient Man in the Gipping—Orwell Valley, Suffolk.

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Record last edited

Sep 16 2020 11:47AM

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