Find Spot record IPS 060 - Hog Highland, Ipswich, (IAS 9101).

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Summary

Various flint implements found on or near this area, including Acheulean hand-axe, large quartzite flake, ? Solutrean type implement.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1697 4251 (300m by 223m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM14SE
Civil Parish IPSWICH, IPSWICH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Pre 1936?: Various flint implements found on or near this area, including Acheulean hand-axe, large quartzite flake, Solutrean type implement?

Also Neolithic Flint axe, edge ground, white with grey patina, found on Hog Highland near Ipswich

'Late Bronze Age (pegged?) socketed bronze spear-head' in Ipswich Museum from Hog Highland, Greenwich Farm, Ipswich.

(S1-S5)

White and Pettitt (S6) note that all claimed "Solutrean" examples in Britain are likely Earlier Upper Palaeolithic.

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <S1> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. 1920-77, 1931-66, 1931.91, 1935-195.
  • <S2> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 9101.
  • <S3> Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 9101.
  • <S4> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM14SE53.
  • <S5> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. Wymer, 226.
  • <S6> Bibliographic reference: Pettitt, P.B. & White, M.J.. 2012. The British Palaeolithic: Human Societies at the Edge of the Pleistocene World.
  • <S7> Digital archive: Wymer, J.J.. 1999. The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPs) The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPS). 22754.
  • <S8> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

May 24 2021 12:45PM

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