Monument record BRH 003 - Eastall's Pit, Barham, (Railway Crossing Pits), (Palaeolithic).

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Upper Palaeolithic implements and various flint flakes.


Grid reference Centred TM 120 511 (308m by 481m)
Map sheet TM15SW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

1960-1962? Upper Palaeolithic implements and various flint flakes (S1-S6).

Area after Mowat, (S5). Pit is called Eastall's by Wymer and Jacobi (as is the southern most pit), but referred to planning department as railway crossing pit, see map.

Ss also BRH 001, BRH 023.

See also Mesolithic, Neolithc and Saxon records.

No further details found in Ipswich Museum Accession registers September 2020.

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <S1> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 960-126, 1960.
  • <S2> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card L.961-146, 1961.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Billington, L, P.. 2016. Lithic Scatters and Landscape Occupation in the Late Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic: A Case Study from Eastern England.. P 163.
  • <S4> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 252, 1609, 253, 6950, 6951.
  • <S5> Unpublished document: Mowat, R.. 1976. SAU, Mowat R, site reports, BRH 023, 1976.
  • <S6> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. 962.67.
  • <S7> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <S8> Article in serial: Owles, E. J. and N. Smedley. 1968. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1968. PSIAH, 1968, XXXI.2, pp. 188–201..
  • <S9> Article in serial: Owles, E. & Smedley, N.. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1967.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 15 2021 1:33PM

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