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Record details

BCC record ID:0547100000
Type of record:Find Spot
Summary:Mesolithic to Early Bronze Age flint axe found Chestnut Lane school grounds
Grid Reference:SU 97100 99050
Parish:

CHESHAM BOIS, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

AMERSHAM, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

Associated finds

  • AXEHEAD (1) (Early Mesolithic to Early Bronze Age - 10000 BC to 2201 BC)

Public access information

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

Full description

Dimensions - Depth/Thickness 0025 Length 0104 mm Width 0043
AXE, SOME CORTEX REMAINING. BREAK ON CUTTING EDGE IS MODERN, CAUSED BY FINDER HITTING AXE ON METAL SUPPORT OF SCHOOL CLIMBING FRAME. FOUND BY JASON THATCHER (PUPIL) IN SCHOOL GROUNDS. DRAWING FILED.

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: JASON THATCHER AND MRS.BA.STAINTON,CVAHS,OCT.1984.
<2>Graphic material: Bambi Stainton. DRAWING, FILED.

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC12877:

Related monuments: none

Images

Flint axe-head found in the grounds of Chestnut Lane School  © Buckinghamshire County Council

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council