Find Spot record 0488600000 - THAMES AT MAIDENHEAD BRIDGE

Summary

Lower to Middle Palaeolithic handaxes found in the River Thames at Maidenhead Bridge

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Description

LARGE, ROUGHLY CUT YELLOWISH FLINT AXE, & A HATCHET OF DARK FLINT, RUDELY CUT. DREDGED UP C300M BELOW MAIDENHEAD BRIDGE (B1-2). LOCATION IN AREA OF NGR (B4). AXE FORMERLY IN POSSESSION OF MR J RUTLAND (B1-2).
Site mentioned in English Rivers Palaeolithic Survey (B6-7)

Sources (7)

  • <1>SBC14877 Article in serial: J Stephens. 1883. 'STONE IMPLEMENTS FOUND IN THE THAMES RIVER', BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSOC JNL 39 PP345-346. Vol 39.
  • <2>SBC11191 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. 1968. OS RECORD CARD SU 98 SW 52,JAN 1968..
  • <3>SBC13201 Unpublished document: READING MUSEUM, DEC 1960.
  • <4>SBC75 Verbal communication: A R PIKE, FROM OS 1961 6 INCH MAP.
  • <5>SBC4509 Bibliographic reference: EHRENBERG M R 1977 BRONZE AGE SPEARHEADS FROM BERK S,BUCKS & OXON IN BAR34P40"".
  • <6>SBC23341 Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 1996. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project: Regions 7 (Thames) and 10 (Warwickshire Avon). Site MTV-2 No.39 p69.
  • <7>SBC23342 Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 1996. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Survey: Regions 7 and 10: North of the Thames and Warwickshire Avon. MTV-2 No.39.

Location

Grid reference SU 90200 80900 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish TAPLOW, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

Finds (1)

  • HANDAXE (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC? to 40001 BC?)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Intervention: (EBC12744)
  • Event - Intervention: (EBC1276)

Record last edited

Mar 3 2009 9:05AM

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