Palaeolithic Finds found to E of Leicester Grange
Findspot - several Palaeolithic handaxes were found 400m north west of Ash-pole Copse.
1 Palaeolithic flint handaxe found in 1985. Distal tip of axe weighing 116 grms, 74mm x 63mm x 25mm. Slightly ‘rolled’ in appearance. Originally must have been a very substantial Acheulian handaxe.
2 Six further axes, 5 flint and 1 quartz have since been found.
4 A collection of Palaeolithic and Mesolithic artefacts from Leicester Grange.
6 Dating confirmed as Lower Palaeolithic.