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)
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.
Personal Observation: F1 BHS 03-AUG-66.
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SK 248 315 (point) (Centred on)
HILTON, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
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