Find Spot record IPS 940 - Shore of River Orwell, Halifax, Ipswich.

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Hand-Axe (one of several from similar situations on shores of Orwell). Formerly recorded under IPS Misc.


Grid reference Centred TM 163 423 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A pointed hand-axe [16cm] is recorded as coming from 'Shore of the river Orwell'. See (S1) for details of this and other Palaeolithic flints from shores of the Orwell. Precise findspot not cited.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. 225.
  • <S2> Digital archive: Wymer, J.J.. 1999. The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPs) The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPS). 22753.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jan 15 2020 2:49PM

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