Monument record LVM 014 - Lavenham Brickyard, Lavenham, (Palaeolithic)

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Summary

Hyaena tooth, Hippopotamus tusks, rhinoceros molars, large deer tooth and caudal vertebrae of elephant or rhinoceros of typical Ipswichian fauna from collection of E Charlesworth, Henry Prigg & W Whitaker.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 919 492 (181m by 151m)
Map sheet TL94NW
Civil Parish LAVENHAM, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Pre 1876: Hyaena tooth, Hippopotamus tusks, rhinoceros molars, large deer tooth and caudal vertebrae of elephant or rhinoceros of typical Ipswichian fauna from collection of E Charlesworth, Henry Prigg & W Whitaker. Found in association with flint artefacts according to sections described by Whitaker et al (S4) and Prigg (S1).

Pre 1928? Terminal Palaeolithic Long Blade? Assemblage, (S5-S7). Previously descriobed as Mesolithic by Wymer, (S1)

1977: Section cut in `old pit, overgrown and still open although partly filled' by John Wymer at North end of pit flanking the road'. Complex section revealed but no animal remains or worked flints in situ, although 2 possible flakes were found `in the underlying gravel' and one large flake was unstratified in scree, (S1-S3)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. 197.
  • <S2> Excavation archive: Wymer, J.J.. 1988. JJ Wymer Excavation Archive. Wymer J J, November 1988.
  • <S3> Newsletter: The Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. 1978. Newsletter, 6. SIA, Newsletter, 6, 1978, 6.
  • <S4> Article in serial: Whitaker W et al. 1881. The Geology of the Neighbourhood of Stowmarket. Whitaker W et al, `The Geol of the Neighbourhood of Stowmarket', Mem Geol Surv, 1881.
  • <S5> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J. & Bonsall, C.J.. 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic sites in England and Wales, CBA Research Report 20. 260.
  • <S6> Bibliographic reference: Billington, L, P.. 2016. Lithic Scatters and Landscape Occupation in the Late Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic: A Case Study from Eastern England.. P 207.
  • <S7> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 3503, 3504, 3505, 3506, 293.

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Jul 24 2020 8:45AM

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