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Record details

BCC record ID:0235700000
Type of record:Find Spot
Summary:Lower Palaeolithic flint handaxe found in Seer Green
Grid Reference:SU 96600 91000
Parish:

SEER GREEN, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

Associated finds

  • HANDAXE (Lower Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 150001 BC)

Public access information

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

Full description

Dimensions - Length 0082 mm
FOUND BY GILES COOPER FROM N SIDE OF RAILWAY CUTTING, PRESENTED TO BCM 1975. SMALL POINTED HANDAXE ACHEULIAN TYPE POSSIBLY LATE. WHITE PATINA IRON STAINING ON RIDGES (B2).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: HEAD JF EARLY MAN IN S BUCKS (1955) P165.
<2>Bibliographic reference: MR G COOPER AND MEF OCT 1975.
<3>Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 1996. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project: Regions 7 (Thames) and 10 (Warwickshire Avon). Site CV-3 No.24 p172
<4>Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 1996. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Survey: Regions 7 and 10: North of the Thames and Warwickshire Avon. CV-3 No.24

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC12836:

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Reports

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