Monument record IPS 072 - Stoke Hill Rail Tunnel, Ipswich, (IAS 9301, IAS 9501).

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Summary

Flint implements and Pleistocene mammal bones.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 159 435 (311m by 309m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM14SE
Civil Parish IPSWICH, IPSWICH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1846: Flint implements and Pleistocene mammals. Found in construction of Stoke Hill Tunnel. Investigation of the railway cutting etc. Revealed a black layer of bones and associated flints (S1).

1948: Excavation at Stoke Hill by H E P Spencer in 1949. Finds probably `eolithic, (S1, S2).

See also (S3-S6).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. Pg.227-234.
  • <S2> Index: Carr J. 1989. Carr J (RCHME), Draft Excavation Index, 1989.
  • <S3> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. 1920-73A, 1-25.
  • <S4> Article in serial: Layard, N.F.. 1910. Animal remains from the railway cutting at Ipswich (including bones and teeth of a heavy-limbed horse). Layard N, PSIA, 14, 1910, 59 - 69.
  • <S5> Article in serial: Layard, N.F.. 1919. The Stoke Bone-Bed, Ipswich. Layard N, PPSEA, 1919, 219.
  • <S6> Article in serial: Ipswich Geological Group. Stoke Hill Rail Tunnel, Ipswich. Ipswich Geol Group Bull, 19, 1977, 2 - 5.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Jan 10 2020 1:44PM

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