Monument record SEY 012 - Homersfield Lake, Homersfield, (Palaeolithic)

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Summary

Flint hand-axe (? found) 1962 in gravel pit.

Location

Grid reference TM 287 854 (point)
Map sheet TM28NE
Civil Parish ST MARY, SOUTH ELMHAM, OTHERWISE HOMERSFIELD, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

1962: Flint hand-axe (? found) 1962 in gravel pit (S1).

A very fine triangular pointed hand axe in mint condition comes from a large pit in a low terrace of the river waveney.(S2)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Norwich Castle Museum. 1962?. Record card. NWHCM, Suffolk Parish Records, Homersfield, drawing(?).
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S1) but no drawing.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. p147.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Wymer, J.J.. 1999. The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPs) The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPS). 22700.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Roe, Derek.. 1968. A Gazetteer of British Lower & Middle Palaeolithic sites.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 29 2020 4:01PM

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