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BCC record ID:0451000000
Type of record:Find Spot
Summary:Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic flint artefacts found on ground surface
Grid Reference:SU 79000 84800
Parish:

HAMBLEDEN, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • LITHIC SCATTER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Neolithic - 500000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated finds: none recorded

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Unclassified

Full description

PALAEOLITHIC & NEOLITHIC FINDS FROM FIELDS NEAR RIVER (B1).
NUMEROUS AURIGNACIAN FINDS & PALAEOLITHS FROM SURFACE FOUND ON PLATEAU ABOVE RIVER TERRACES (B2-3).
VARIOUS FINDS FROM THAMES FIELD & MILL END, YEWDEN (B4-5).
'THAMES FIELD' SHOWN ON TITHE MAP CENTRED AT NGR (B6).
Site noted in the English Rivers Palaeolithic Survey (B7).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 3 P47.
<2>Bibliographic reference: PEAKE A E 1918 SURFACE PALAEOLITHIC IMPLEMENTS FRO M THE CHILTERNS, PREHISTORICSOCIETYOFEASTANGLIAPR.
<3>Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SU 78 NE 21 (NOT RETAINED).
<4>Bibliographic reference: WYMER J J & BONSALL C J 1977 GAZETTEER OF MESOLITH IC/UPPER PALAEOLITHIC SITES IN ENGLAND & WALES, C.
<5>Unpublished document: HAMBLEDEN MUSEUM LOAN COLLECTION (MATERIAL LISTED BY G C LAMB & M E FARLEY 1978).
<6>Map: MRS J TAYLOR FROM HAMBLEDEN TITHE MAP 1845 (IN BRO REF.IR29-30/3/51).
<7>Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 1996. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project: Regions 7 (Thames) and 10 (Warwickshire Avon). Site MTV-2 No1; p63
<8>Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 1996. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Survey: Regions 7 and 10: North of the Thames and Warwickshire Avon. MTV-2 no 1

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC12766: Surface find

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