On the Discovery of a Palæolithic Human Skull and Mandible in a Flint-bearing Gravel overlying the Wealden (Hastings Beds) at Piltdown, Fletching (Sussex)

@article{DawsonOnTD,
  title={On the Discovery of a Pal{\ae}olithic Human Skull and Mandible in a Flint-bearing Gravel overlying the Wealden (Hastings Beds) at Piltdown, Fletching (Sussex)},
  author={C. Dawson and A. Woodward},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London},
  volume={69},
  pages={117 - 123}
}
  • C. Dawson, A. Woodward
  • Geology
  • Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London
  • Several years ago I was walking along farm-road close to Piltdown Common, Fletching (Sussex), when I noticed that the road had been mended with some peculiar brown flints not usual in the district. On enquiry I was astonished to learn that they were dug from a gravel-bed on the farm, and shortly afterwards I visited the place, where two labourers were at work digging the gravel for small repairs to the roads. As this excavation was situated about 4 miles north of the limit where the occurrence… CONTINUE READING

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