Palaeolithic handaxe found near Bishops Tachbrook.

Description of this historic site

Find spot - a Palaeolithic handaxe was found 1km north west of Bishop's Tatchbrook.

Notes about this historic site

1 Acheulian hand axe 84 mm by 65 mm found at Heathcote in soil dumped at the sewage works from excavation of the filter beds. Donated in April 1959.
3 A small, thin, almost ovate biface hand axe found in April 1959 on a soil dump. The soil came from the filter beds at the above grid reference. Probably from 4th terrace gravel.