Find Spot record BSE 578 - St. Andrews Street, Bury St Edmunds, (Palaeolithic).
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|Grid reference||Centred TL 85 64 (68m by 1060m) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||BURY ST EDMUNDS, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (1)
1873? : Pointed hand-axe in sharp condition, made from a flake. Details in (S1-S3).
Evans (S2) talks of "several" handaxes from here.
St Andrews Street is c. 1km long. There is a large chalk pit on St Andrews Street South on the first edition OS map, which is a possible find location.
Formerly recorded as BSE MISC
- <S1> SSF50084 Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. page. 136.
- <S2> SSF6117 Bibliographic reference: Evans, J.. 1897. The Ancient Stone implements, weapons and ornaments of Great Britain.
- <S3> SSF59351 Digital archive: Wymer, J.J.. 1999. The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPs) The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPS). 22584.
- <S4> SSF59348 Personal Correspondence: Cutler, Hannah. 2019. Personal Observations as part of the Enhancement of the Suffolk HER for the Palaeolithic & Mesolithic Periods project.
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Record last edited
Dec 20 2019 10:54AM