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Find Spot record MDR2658 - Lower Palaeolithic Lithic Assemblages, Nature Reserve to the north of Hilton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 10001 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Area SK 248 315. Some 50 Early Acheulean and 4 Middle Acheulean hand-axes, 7 Clacton flake cores and 19 flakes, mostly very heavily rolled have been found in gravel pits at Hilton east and west of the road to Sutton-on-the-Hill. They are in private collections and the University Museum, Nottingham. Full description and illustrations. (1-2) The gravel workings are very extensive and there is no record of the finds at the office of the pit. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <2> Article in serial: Posnansky, M. 1963. 'The Lower and Middle Palaeolithic Industries of the English East Midlands', Proc. Prehistoric Soc.. Volume 29, pp 357-394. pp. 364-77.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 03-AUG-66.
  • <4> Index: TPAT. 2255.



Grid reference SK 248 315 (point) (Centred on)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR761

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Record last edited

Aug 7 2020 2:23PM

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