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West Sussex



Site Number 8 (This is an AHOB Key Site)
Nearest Town: Pulborough
National Grid Reference: TQ0759120291
Lat: 50.972 Lon: -0.469

The early Upper Palaeolithic artefacts found at Beedings House near Pulborough, West Sussex, are interpreted as having come from a hunting camp. The site is situated adjacent to a scarp, providing broad views across the Weald. The lithic assemblage is unique in Britain, containing one of the largest assemblages of the Lincombian-Ranisian-Jermanowician technological complex.

Horizons recorded at Beedings

Unit Name Epoch Biozone MIS
Fissure fill (Horz Num: 8) Late Pleistocene Undefined 3

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