Find Spot record 0105200000 - GRAVEL PIT, FOSCOTT


Palaeolithic to Bronze Age hand-axe found in gravel quarry

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded


Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)


HAND AXE (B1-2).
Findspot in River Terrace deposits. Old gravel pits have been flooded and landscaped and are now used by a fishing club. 8-10m of overgrown pit face survive above the water level (B3).

Sources (3)

  • <1>SBC2120 Bibliographic reference: BULL E J 1975.
  • <2>SBC8575 Bibliographic reference: MILTON KEYNES JNL 1 1972 P15.
  • <3>SBC24282 Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 1996. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project: Regions 9 (Great Ouse Drainage) and 12 (Yorkshire and Lincolnshire Wolds). p46.


Grid reference SP 72300 35200 (point)
Civil Parish FOSCOTT, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (1)

  • HANDAXE (Lower Palaeolithic to Early Bronze Age - 500000 BC? to 2201 BC?)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: Surface find (EBC12851)

Record last edited

Aug 16 2012 9:13AM

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any questions or more information about this record? Please feel free to comment below with your name and email address. All comments are submitted to the Heritage Portal maintainers for moderation, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible. Comments, questions and answers that may be helpful to other users will be retained and displayed along with the name you supply. The email address you supply will never be displayed or shared.