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HER Number:MDV53600
Name:Prehistoric Axe from southwest of Tytherleigh


Prehistoric handaxe found in a field to the southwest of Tytherleigh


Grid Reference:ST 316 030
Map Sheet:ST30SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChardstock
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHARDSTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST30SW/170

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Palaeolithic - 698000 BC to 8001 BC (Between))

Full description

Wessex Archaeology, 1992 - 1993, Southern Rivers Palaeolithic Project, 162 (Report - non-specific). SDV124459.

Handaxe found at Tytherleigh Hill, Chardstock, in fields beside road. Now at Bristol University Museum. Other details: AX-1 No 5.

Hosfield, R. + Brown, T. + Basell, L. + Hounsell, S. + Young, R., 2006, The Palaeolithic Rivers of South-West Britain: Final Report (Phases I & II), 15 (Report - non-specific). SDV341644.

Surface site on Upper Greensand.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV124459Report - non-specific: Wessex Archaeology. 1992 - 1993. Southern Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Wessex Archaeology Report. 2. A4 Stapled + Digital. 162.
SDV341644Report - non-specific: Hosfield, R. + Brown, T. + Basell, L. + Hounsell, S. + Young, R.. 2006. The Palaeolithic Rivers of South-West Britain: Final Report (Phases I & II). English Heritage Report. PNUM 3847. A4 Stapled + Digital. 15.

Associated Monuments

MDV64564Related to: Palaeolithic Flints from the Broom Area (Find Spot)
MDV71457Related to: Prehistoric Hand Axes from Broom Area (Find Spot)
MDV53601Related to: Prehistoric Hand Axes from Hawkchurch (Find Spot)
MDV11598Related to: Prehistoric Tools from Broom Area, HawkChurch (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV4233 - HANDAXE (Lower Palaeolithic to Unknown - 698000 BC)
  • FDV302 - HANDAXE (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Events

  • EDV1727 - Southern rivers Palaeolithic project

Date Last Edited:Mar 22 2012 12:00AM