Find Spot record 0239500000 - MEAD'S BRIDGE, IVER

Summary

Four Lower to Middle Palaeolithic flint handaxes found in gravel workings at Mead's Pit

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Description

4 HAND AXES FROM THE STURGE COLLECTION (BRITISH MUSEUM) FROM MEAD'S PIT. ALL POINTED. A. 148MM LONG, 85MM WIDE; B. 128MM LONG, 76MM WIDE; C. 119MM LONG 69MM WIDE; D. 94MM LONG, 59MM WIDE. ALL ROLLED, & OCHREOUS PATINA (B2).
EXTENSIVE WORKINGS NEAR MEAD'S BRIDGE: BOYN HILL GRAVEL UNDER BRICKEARTH (MAP) (B1,B3,B5).

Sources (7)

  • <1>SBC7187 Article in serial: A D Lacaille. 1936. 'THE PALAEOLITHIC SEQUENCE AT IVER, BUCKS', IN ANTIQUARIES JOURNAL 16 PP420-443. Vol 16.
  • <2>SBC7201 Article in serial: A D Lacaille. 1959. 'PALEOLITHS FROM BRICKEARTH IN SE BUCKS', IN RECS OF BUCKS 16 PP274-288. Vol 16.
  • <3>SBC2053 Index: BUCKS PALAEOLITHIC INDEX.
  • <4>SBC17078 Bibliographic reference: WYMER J 1968 LOWER PALAEOLITHIC ARCHAEOLOGY IN BRITAIN P253.
  • <5>SBC12073 Map: PIKE A R FROM MAP IN BI1 & OS 1960 SIX INCH MAP.
  • <6>SBC23341 Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 1996. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project: Regions 7 (Thames) and 10 (Warwickshire Avon). Site MTV-3 No.12 p72.
  • <7>SBC23342 Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 1996. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Survey: Regions 7 and 10: North of the Thames and Warwickshire Avon. MTV-3 No.12.

Location

Grid reference TQ 03000 80200 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish IVER, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

Finds (1)

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

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: Surface find (EBC12766)

Record last edited

Mar 3 2009 11:52AM

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