Find Spot record 0205400000 - CHILTERN HILLS ROAD

Summary

Palaeolithic flint handaxe found in Seer Green

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Description

Dimensions - Length 0180 mm Width 0092
SHARP, POINTED HAND AXE OF ACHEULEAN TYPE FROM NEAR SEER GREEN, FOUND C.15CM BELOW TURF UNDER GRAVEL BALLAST, BY MR A DAY (B1).
LOCATION GIVEN HERE AS 'LAVENDON', CHILTERN HILLS ROAD, DURING HOUSE CONSTRUCTION. TIP BROKEN (B2). 'LAVENDON' NOT LOCATED, NGR TO CENTRE OF ROAD (B3).
DESCRIBED (B4).
Site mentioned in English Rivers Palaeolithic Survey (B5-6)

Sources (6)

  • <1>SBC461 Article in serial: ANTIQUARIES JOURNAL 7 1927 PP314-315.
  • <2>SBC2053 Index: BUCKS PALAEOLITHIC INDEX.
  • <3>SBC12031 Verbal communication: PIKE A R FIELD VISIT 29 JUNE 1978.
  • <4>SBC17076 Bibliographic reference: John Wymer. 1968. LOWER PALAEOLITHIC ARCHAEOLOGY IN BRITAIN P251.
  • <5>SBC23341 Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 1996. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project: Regions 7 (Thames) and 10 (Warwickshire Avon). Site CH-2 No.9 p180.
  • <6>SBC23342 Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 1996. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Survey: Regions 7 and 10: North of the Thames and Warwickshire Avon. CH-2 No.9.

Location

Grid reference SU 93300 90700 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish BEACONSFIELD, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish SEER GREEN, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Finds (1)

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

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: Disturbed find (EBC16802)

Record last edited

Mar 4 2009 10:52AM

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.