Monument record EXG 132 - Between Exning & Burwell Fen, (Palaeolithic).

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Summary

`Two hand-axes are known from here (surface between Exning & Burwell Fen), as published by Marr (1926). Formerly recorded as EXG MISC

Location

Grid reference TL 60 66 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL66NW
Civil Parish NEWMARKET, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish EXNING, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Pre 1926: `Two hand-axes are known from here (surface between Exning & Burwell Fen), as published by Marr (1926). One is pointed (11cm) and very rolled, the other a sub-cordate hand-axe (8cm) only slightly rolled' (S1-S3).

Formerly recorded as EXG MISC

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. 100.
  • <S2> Article in serial: Marr, J.E.. 1926. The Pleistocene deposits of lower part of the Great Ouse basin.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Wymer, J.J.. 1999. The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPs) The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPS). 22408.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 29 2020 1:24PM

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