Monument record OUS 024 - Pit East of Ousden, Ousden, (Palaeolithic).

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One flake in Cambridge Museum. Formerly recorded as OUS MISC


Grid reference Centred TL 72 59 (125m by 326m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL75NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Pre 1891: A very rolled flake in the sedgwick museum is presumably the one referred to in Whitaker et al (1891, 109) as coming from a gravel pit 'westward of Ouseden below Lidgate'.. Elephants' teeeth were also said to have been found there and are now in the yorkshire museum. (S2)

Formerly recorded as OUS MISC

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Roe, Derek.. 1968. A Gazetteer of British Lower & Middle Palaeolithic sites.
  • <S2> Article in serial: Whitaker et al. 1891. The Geology of parts of Cambridgeshire & of Suffolk.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk (VCH). 261.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 10 2021 9:20AM

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