Palaeolithic handaxe found near Wolvey.

Description of this historic site

Findspot - a Palaeolithic handaxe was found 100m east of Hinckley Lane.

Notes about this historic site

1 A Palaeolithic handaxe was found here in early 1974 in the spoil from an uprooted hedge. The axe is made from a rough pebble of fine-grained quartzite. It is a medium-small, thick ovate handaxe of asymmetric form. Possibly Acheulian.

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