Poorly Located Monument record BRD 396 - Brandon General, Brandon, (Palaeolithic).

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Summary

Many palaeoliths, mostly hand-axes, are recorded from `Brandon' or `near Brandon'. The majority probably derive from the Brandon Fields pit, BRD 058. Formerly recorded as BRD MISC

Location

Grid reference TL 78 86 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL78NE
Civil Parish BRANDON, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Many palaeoliths, mostly hand-axes, are recorded from `Brandon' or `near Brandon'.

The majority probably derive from the Brandon Fields pit, BRD 058. For list of locations, see (S1,S2).

Palaeolithic implements from Brandon are published in (S7-S9, S3, S4).

Other supposed inter-glacial implements, many of which are probably natural in origin, are published in (S7-S12, S3, S4), and include a supposed flake implement `from top of boulder clay, Brandon' from J R Moir ex Kenworthy Collection No. 185, in IPSMG (S5).

See also BRD 058, 059, 061 & 062.

Formerly recorded as BRD MISC

No further details found in Ipswich Museum Accession registers September 2020.

Sources/Archives (12)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia.
  • <S2> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card, Brandon Pal, undated.
  • <S3> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Brandon General, undated.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk (VCH). 257.
  • <S5> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1936-99.10.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Wymer, J.J.. 1999. The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPs) The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPS). 22752.
  • <S7> Bibliographic reference: Evans, J.. 1897. The Ancient Stone implements, weapons and ornaments of Great Britain.
  • <S8> Source Unchecked: ND. BM Guide to Stone Age, 8,21. BM Guide to Stone Age, 8,21.
  • <S9> Source Unchecked: Proc Norwich Geol Soc, 1, 164. Proc Norwich Geol Soc, 1, 164.
  • <S10> Source Unchecked: ND. Memoirs of Geological Survey on the manufacture of Gunflints. Memoirs of Geol Survey on the manufacture of Gunflints, 68.
  • <S11> Bibliographic reference: Prehistoric Europe,. Prehistoric Europe, 263.
  • <S12> Source Unchecked: Miller, S.H. & Skertchley, S.B.J.. Fenland,. Miller & Skertchley, Fenland, 546.

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Sep 16 2020 11:46AM

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