Find Spot record WLG 042 - Andrews Pit, Sicklesmere, (Palaeolithic)

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Summary

Implements recorded. Formerly recorded as WLG MISC

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 87 61 (159m by 239m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL86SE
Civil Parish GREAT WHELNETHAM, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

19th Century: Pit workings adjacent to railway line. Likely identity of "Andrews Pit", marked on artefacts including handaxes, scrapers and levallois flakes, (S1-S3)

The finds from WLL 008, WLG 024, and WLG 042, do not have definite provenance. They have been assigned on the basis of discussion by Wymer (S2, S3). Any discussion of Palaeolithic finds from Sicklesmere should consider all of these sites/records, (S4).

For Post Medieval pit record see WLL 007

Formerly recorded as WLG MISC

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk (VCH).
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. 140-142.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Wymer, J.J.. 1999. The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPs) The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPS). 22548.
  • <S4> Personal Correspondence: Cutler, Hannah. 2019. Personal Observations as part of the Enhancement of the Suffolk HER for the Palaeolithic & Mesolithic Periods project.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jun 25 2020 12:51PM

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