Find Spot record BSE 577 - Bell Site, CornHill Bury St Edmunds, (Palaeolithic).

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Summary

A cleaver in sharp condition found in 1886 whilst digging foundations at the Bell site. Formerly recorded as BSE MISC

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 85 64 (49m by 9m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL86SE
Civil Parish BURY ST EDMUNDS, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

A cleaver in sharp condition found in 1886 whilst digging foundations at the bell site, (S1, S2).

The Bell Hotel (Site of current post office), was pulled down in 1880. This ties with the discovery date in 1886. other options are plausible. St Andrews street south, or Bell Meadow near the Tollgate, (S3).

Formerly recorded as BSE MISC

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. page. 136.
  • <S2> Digital archive: Wymer, J.J.. 1999. The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPs) The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPS). 22592.
  • <S3> Photograph: Pre 1880. Bell Hotel, Cornhill, Bury St Edmunds,.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 20 2019 9:53AM

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