WELLOCK'S Hill, Old Basing

by slowhands, proud of his ancient Dean Forest roots, Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 08:16 (3816 days ago) @ slowhands

There have been people around Old Basing since the earliest times. Flints from the Stone Age were picked up at Wellock's Hill near The Lime Pits

http://www.hants.gov.uk/hampshiretreasures/vol02/page009.html

Stone Age
Axe
Neolithic chipped flint axe found south-west of Basing Lodge Farm. Now in Basingstoke Willis Museum. O.S.A. No. SU65 SE3. SU 666 541
1801 62
Flint Working Site
Wellocks Hill. Palaeolithic implements, Mesolithic and Neolithic flint working site. Leaf-shaped arrowheads, axes, debris etc. O.S.A. No. SU65 SE26. Ref: P.H.F.C., Vol. 8, p.251; Vol. 15, p.242; Vol. 18, pp.120-1, 130. SU 654 518
1801 72
Stone Axe
Part of Neolithic polished stone axe found on Wellocks Hill. Now in Willis Museum, Basingstoke. SU 657 521
1801 71

--
Ἀριστοτέλης A Gloster Boy in the Forest of Dean ><((((*>


Complete thread:

 RSS Feed of thread

powered by my little forum