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Chigwell M11 motorway excavations, CHIGWELL , Epping Forest District, TQ43029385, Historical site only

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Site category: Interglacial deposit

Site name: Chigwell M11 motorway excavations

Grid reference: TQ 4302 9385

Brief description of site:

A lower jaw of the aurochs Bos primigenius (wild cattle) was found on 4th August 1975 in Pleistocene silt excavated from a depth of 9 metres on the M11 motorway excavations at Roding Lane, Chigwell (TQ 4302 9385). The specimen is now in the Essex Field Club collection. (G.R.Ward – personal communication).


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