Image from page 223 of "The ancient stone implements, weapons, and ornaments, of Great Britain" (1872)
Authors: Evans, John, Sir, 1823-1908
Publisher: London : Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer
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byuse. I have another rather smaller and more kidney-shaped hammer,also slightly worn away at the ends, found at Willerby Carr, in the EastRiding of Yorkshire. The Rev. W. Greenwell, F.S.A., possesses a large specimen, madefrom a flat pebble, 7i inches long and 4J inches broad, and found atSalton, in the North Riding. Fig. 156 shows a smaller variety of the same type, but rather square in outline, and with the shaft-hole muchmore bell-mouthed. The original is in myown collection, and was found in RedmoreFen, near Littleport, Cambridgeshire. Ham-mers of this and the preceding type are byno means uncommon. One of quartzite,5 inches long, was found in a vallum ofClare Castle, Suffolk,* and is in theMuseum of the Society of Antiquaries ;another, 4^ inches by 3 inches, at Sun-ninghill, Berks ;t another, 2^ inches byOne, in form like Fig. 156, was found inFurness.§ Another was found at Pallingham Quay, Sussex, || 4^ inchesby 3 inches. Another, circular in outline, and 3 inches in diameter.
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Fig. 156.—Piedmore Fen. If inches, near Reigate.| * Archceologia, vol. xiv. p. 281, pi. Iv.t Arch. Journ., vol. ix. p. 297^ Arvhtcologia, vol. xxxi. p. 452. Cat., p. 14.X Ibid., vol. X. p. 72.II Sussex Arch. Coll., vol. ix. p. 118. SIATIF. FRf)M QUARTZITE PEBBLES. 205
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