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Record details

BCC record ID:0017201000
Type of record:Find Spot
Summary:Mesolithic tranchet axehead found in sand-pit
Grid Reference:SU 78530 85530
Parish:

HAMBLEDEN, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

Associated finds

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

Protected status

  • Planning Notification Area

Public access information

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

Full description

1 MESOLITHIC TRANCHET AXE FROM SOIL AT BOTTOM OF PIT OUTSIDE E END OF 3RD HOUSE, YEWDEN. FOUND BY JANET GLASSBROOK (B6). 1 THAMES PICK FROM GRAVEL PIT E OF YEWDEN, FOUND BY J. GLASSBROOK C.1912-13 (B7). NOT CLEAR WHETHER BOTH REFS ARE TO SAME ARTEFACT: PROBABLY THEY ARE(B8)

Sources and further reading

<1>Article in serial: HOLLIS E 1925 4 BRONZE IMPLEMENTS, RECS OF BUCKS 11 P350 & PL.2.
<2>Bibliographic reference: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER (SEE DRAWING, FILED).
<3>Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SU 78 NE 14 (FILED).
<4>Bibliographic reference: C H DALWOOD, 1984/MDA CARDS NO AYBCM: 140X36.
<5>Map: A R PIKE 1980 FROM OS MAPS..
<6>Bibliographic reference: WYMER J J & BONSALL C J 1977 GAZETTEER OF MESOLITH IC/UPPER PALAEOLITHIC SITES IN ENGLAND & WALES, C.
<7>Bibliographic reference: HAMBLEDEN MUSEUM LOAN COLLECTION(MATERIAL LISTED BY GEORGE LAMB 1978).
<8>Bibliographic reference: G E SCRIMGEOUR MAY 1988.

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC12149:

Related monuments

Reports

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No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council