Poorly Located Find Spot record RGH 103 - Rougham General (Palaeolithic items in the British Museum)
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|Grid reference||TL 91 62 (point) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||RUSHBROOKE WITH ROUGHAM, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (1)
1885-1919? A Palaeolithic pear-shaped hand-axe 3.8 inches long, and a core 2.5 inches wide, were found at Rougham in 1885. In the Sturge collection, British Museum. Smith believed that these implements were more likely to have come from Rougham, Suffolk (TL 9162) rather than Rougham, Norfolk. Roe lists four hand-axes from Rougham, Suffolk, quoting the British Museum and Smith (S1). Wymer disagrees, (S2, S3).
Formerly recorded as RGH MISC
- <S1> SSF21387 Bibliographic reference: Smith, R.A. 1931. Sturge Collection.
- <S2> SSF59351 Digital archive: Wymer, J.J.. 1999. The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPs) The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPS). 22643.
- <S3> SSF50084 Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia.
- <S4> SSF17674 Bibliographic reference: Roe, Derek.. 1968. A Gazetteer of British Lower & Middle Palaeolithic sites.
- <S5> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL96SW14.
- <S6> SSF54455 Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk (VCH).
- <S7> SSF59794 Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Jun 25 2021 8:03AM