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Record details

BCC record ID:0079200000
Type of record:Find Spot
Summary:Two Mesolithic tranchet axeheads found on ground surface
Grid Reference:SU 77500 85500
Parish:

HAMBLEDEN, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

Associated finds

  • TRANCHET AXEHEAD (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Public access information

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

Full description

2 MESOLITHIC TRANCHET AXES(BI1) 1 SMALL TRANCHET AXE & 1 'THAMES PICK' (BI2). PRESUMABLY BI1 &2 REFER TO SAME OBJECTS.(BI3) 'GREENLANDS' MARKED AT NGR (BI4)

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: WYMER J J & BONSALL C J 1977 GAZETTEER OF MESOLITH IC/UPPER PALAEOLITHIC SITES IN ENGLAND & WALES, C.
<2>Bibliographic reference: HAMBLEDEN MUSEUM LOAN COLLECTION (MATERIAL LISTED BY G C LAMB).
<3>Bibliographic reference: G E SCRIMGEOUR, MAY 1988.
<4>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1960. OS 1960 6 INCH MAP. 1:10,560.

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC12766: Surface find

Related monuments

Reports

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No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council