Monument record RBY 011 - Barrow Bottom, Risby, (Palaeolithic)

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Twenty long blade flakes found in the bed of the small stream at Barrow Bottom.


Grid reference Centred TL 7719 6618 (129m by 66m)
Map sheet TL76NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1975: Five long blade flakes found 1975 in the bed of the small stream at Barrow Bottom by S Toptani and M D Newton whilst working on the excavation of RBY 001. Subsequently a further 15 long blade flakes were recovered by J J Wymer. The flakes have a bluey-white patination and are similar to those recovered from Sproughton (S1-S3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Article in serial: Wymer, J.J.. 1976. A long blade industry from Sproughton.
  • <S2> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 254, 6952, 6953.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Billington, L, P.. 2016. Lithic Scatters and Landscape Occupation in the Late Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic: A Case Study from Eastern England.. P 219.

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Record last edited

May 20 2020 2:34PM

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