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Record details

BCC record ID:0079901001
Type of record:Find Spot
Summary:Palaeolithic animal remains found in a gravel pit at Larbourne Farm, Thorney
Grid Reference:TQ 04550 78600
Parish:

IVER, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

Associated finds

  • MAMMAL REMAINS (Pleistocene to Middle Palaeolithic - 2000000 BC to 40001 BC)

Public access information

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

Full description

FINE HORNED SKULL & OTHER BONES FOUND DURING GRAVEL EXTRACTION. BONES INCLUDED BOS PRIMIGENIUS BOJ. AND GIANT RED DEER ANTLERS (B1).
At Larbourne farm there were discovered two antler picks similar to the neolithic ones from Grimes Graves, near Brandon on the Norfolk/Suffolk border (B7)

Sources and further reading

<1>Article in serial: RECS OF BUCKS 17 1961 P88.
<7>Unpublished document: Greater London Council. 1977. The Archaeology of the Colne Valley Park. Table 7

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC12858:

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