Monument record SKT 096 - Danecroft? Stowmarket, (Paleolithic)
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|Grid reference||TM 041 585 (point) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||STOWMARKET, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (1)
1907: Excavation 5 feet in diameter and over 20 feet deep, by Col St John F M Fancourt in garden of Danecroft (TM 0372 5856) located `eolithic' flints (S1).
Wymer 1985 records that a large pit was worked in the 19th century on the west side of the town and is the likely find source, (which is close to "Danecroft". He regards the accounct of Fancourt's excavation as fanciful and unreliable.
Items include handaxes, flakes and a core, (S1-S3)
Point is likely approximate.
No further details found in Ipswich Museum Accession registers September 2020.
- <S1> SSF50084 Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. 205.
- <S2> SSF59351 Digital archive: Wymer, J.J.. 1999. The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPs) The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPS). 22716, 22717.
- <S3> SSF50070 Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1929-211: A-D.
- <S4> SSF59794 Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
- FSF3689: FLAKE (Palaeolithic - 1000000 BC? to 9400 BC?)
- FSF3690: ANIMAL REMAINS (Pleistocene General - 2578000 BC? to 9700 BC?)
- FSF51121: CORE (Palaeolithic - 1000000 BC? to 9400 BC?)
- FSF51122: SUB CORDATE HANDAXE (Acheulean - 531000 BC? to 298000 BC?)
- FSF51123: CORDATE HANDAXE (Acheulean - 531000 BC? to 298000 BC?)
- FSF51124: HANDAXE (Acheulean - 531000 BC? to 298000 BC?)
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Apr 13 2021 12:33PM