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Acheulian hand-axe, found in digging a sewer trench.


Grid reference Centred TM 1938 4514 (118m by 84m)
Map sheet TM14NE


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Full Description

c. 1933: Acheulean hand-axe, found in digging a sewer trench. Also recorded by Moir (1933). Moir also illustrates half a broken ovate hand-axe found beside a gas trench alongside the new by-pass. It lay mixed with chalky gravel, (S1-S4).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. p 227.
  • <S2> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. 1932-87.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Moir J R. 1933. Hand-axes from Glacial Beds at Ipswich..
  • <S4> Digital archive: Wymer, J.J.. 1999. The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPs) The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPS). 22763, 22759.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

May 5 2021 1:47PM

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