Find Spot record HGW 036 - Near Red House, Herringswell, (Palaeolithic).

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'Solutrean flint blade' found under a large tree near Red House, `in gravel' (S1). Formerly recorded as HGW MISC


Grid reference Centred TL 71 70 (49m by 55m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL77SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

c. 1924 'Solutrean flint blade' found under a large tree near Red House, `in gravel' (S1).
Location of 'Red House' unknown.

Pettitt and White (S2) argue convincingly, that all British examples claimed to be Solutrean are in fact Earlier Leaf points.

Formerly recorded as HGW MISC

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Article in serial: Moir J R. 1924. A Series of SolutrĂ© Blades from Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. Moir J R, PPSEA, 4, 1922-1924, 78.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Pettitt, P.B. & White, M.J.. 2012. The British Palaeolithic: Human Societies at the Edge of the Pleistocene World.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 25 2021 9:54AM

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