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HER Number:MDV59002
Name:Prehistoric Handaxes from Kentisbeare


Two Prehistoric handaxes found in Kentisbeare area


Grid Reference:ST 04 08
Map Sheet:ST00NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCullompton
Civil ParishKentisbeare
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCULLOMPTON
Ecclesiastical ParishKENTISBEARE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 895826
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST00NW/109

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic to Mesolithic - 698000 BC to 4001 BC (Between))

Full description

Pearce, S. M., 1978, Devon in Prehistory, 23 (Monograph). SDV273286.

Palaeolithic and Mesolithic handaxes from Kentisbeare (?), are in the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter. Other details: Number 4.

Hosfield, R. + Brown, T. + Basell, L. + Hounsell, S. + Young, R., 2006, The Palaeolithic Rivers of South-West Britain: Final Report (Phases I & II), 45 (Report - non-specific). SDV341644.

Palaeolithic handaxe found in Kentisbeare area.

National Monuments Record, 2009, Monument Number 895826 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV341816.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV273286Monograph: Pearce, S. M.. 1978. Devon in Prehistory. Devon in Prehistory. Paperback Volume. 23.
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. 45.
SDV341816National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2009. Monument Number 895826. National Monuments Record Index. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds

  • FDV2789 - HANDAXE (Lower Palaeolithic to Unknown - 698000 BC)
  • FDV1310 - HANDAXE (Middle Palaeolithic to Mesolithic - 99999 BC to 8000 BC)
  • FDV1311 - HANDAXE (Upper Palaeolithic to Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 5500 BC)

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 27 2019 12:12PM