Monument record WGN 064 - Railway Cutting, Worlington, (Pleistocene)
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|Grid reference||Centred TL 695 734 (177m by 101m) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||WORLINGTON, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (1)
1887: Many bones found in a jumbled deposit of angular and rounded flint, rounded chalk and yellowish sand. These include: hippo, bison, horse, rhino, elephant, lion. Found when railway cutting made in 1887 (S1, S2)
Presence of Hippo suggests Ipswichian (MIS5e) date for part or all of the deposits, (S3).
Formerly recorded as WGN MISC.
- <S1> SSF50084 Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. 94.
- <S2> SSF6813 Article in serial: Whitaker et al. 1891. The Geology of parts of Cambridgeshire & of Suffolk.
- <S3> SSF59348 Personal Correspondence: Cutler, Hannah. 2019. Personal Observations as part of the Enhancement of the Suffolk HER for the Palaeolithic & Mesolithic Periods project.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Jun 19 2020 2:19PM