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A pointed Hand-axe. Formerly recorded as BIL MISC


Grid reference Centred TL 98 48 (316m by 322m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL94NE


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Full Description

A pointed Hand-axe from the surface of a ploughed field on church farm, Bildeston. Described in (S1-S5).

This is not the handaxe recorded from this parish by Smith in the Sturge Collection in the British Museum. Wymer identifies this as a natural piece, (S2).

Formerly recorded as BIL MISC

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL94NE13.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Roe, Derek.. 1968. A Gazetteer of British Lower & Middle Palaeolithic sites.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Smith, R.A. 1931. Sturge Collection.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Wymer, J.J.. 1999. The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPs) The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPS). 22822.

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Record last edited

Dec 5 2019 2:52PM

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