Poorly Located Find Spot record WLY 019 - Westley, General, (Lower? Palaeolithic).

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One hand-axe, seven others. Formerly recorded as WLY MISC


Grid reference TL 82 64 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL86SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Westley Drakes Pit, unlocated: One hand-axe, seven others, Ashmolean Museum, (S1).

Handaxe, Holywell Road, unlocated, Ashmolean Museum, (no source given).

Chopper, (S2, S3).

Four Handaxes, Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, (no source given).

The Pit on Westley Road (BSE 050) could be the source for some or all of these items, (S4).

Formerly recorded as WLY MISC

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): OXFAS. 1928-167, a-i.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Evans, J.. 1897. The Ancient Stone implements, weapons and ornaments of Great Britain.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk (VCH). 263.
  • <S4> Personal Correspondence: Cutler, Hannah. 2019. Personal Observations as part of the Enhancement of the Suffolk HER for the Palaeolithic & Mesolithic Periods project.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jul 24 2020 11:46AM

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