Monument record ERL 283 - Rake Heath, Eriswell, (Palaeolithic, Mesolithic)

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Summary

Two hand-axes from Rake Heath. Formerly recorded as ERL MISC

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 76 77 (851m by 960m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL77NE
Civil Parish ERISWELL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1931: Two hand-axes from Rake Heath. Elongated ovate, 13cm long, found in 1931 and pointed hand-axe, 14cm long in sharp condition (S1).

Also a Mesolithic Tranchet Axe, (S3).

Formerly recorded as ERL MISC

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. 83.
  • <S2> Digital archive: Wymer, J.J.. 1999. The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPs) The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPS). 23031.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 11580.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Aug 3 2020 3:02PM

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