Monument record BNC 081 - Beach at Benacre, (Palaeolithic).

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Summary

Group of Lower Palaeolithic handaxes from Benacre - being examined by Nicholas Ashton of British Museum. Details to follow.

Location

Grid reference TM 5334 8340 (point)
Map sheet TM58SW
Civil Parish BENACRE, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

2007: Group of Lower Palaeolithic handaxes from Benacre - being examined by Nicholas Ashton of British Museum (S1). Details to follow.

Note : cited NGR (S1) of TM 5348 8350 appears to br below Low Mean Water line (ie, in sea)! Presumably slightly too far east.

Note : handaxe BNC 079 found on beach nearby (deriving from same site?).

Within SSSI.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> E-mail: Ashton, N. 2007. Ashton N (BM) to Martin E (SCCAS), 13 June 2007.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Ashton, N, Parfitt, S, Lewis, S, Padfield, D. 2007. Benacre (TM535835).
  • <S3> Article in serial: Martin, E.A., Pendleton, C. & Plouviez, J.. 2008. Archaeology in Suffolk 2007. XXXXI (4).

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Sep 9 2020 2:36PM

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