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Managing the Essex Pleistocene Project

Front cover for Managing the Essex Pleistocene Final Project Report

Project 6639 report

By Teresa O'Connor

This project tested a methodology for gathering existing information about the potential for early prehistoric (Pleistocene or Palaeolithic) evidence in Essex for heritage professionals to use to inform the planning process.

It will be of particular interest to Historic Environment Officers and Local Authority planning archaeologists.

Staff from Essex County Council carried out the project in conjunction with other specialists.


Executive Summary

  1. Introduction
  2. Aims and objectives
  3. Project context
  4. Methodology
  5. Results
  6. Discussion and assessment of methodology and results
  7. Potential for refinement and further work
  8. References

Additional Information

  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Pages: 157

If you require an alternative accessible version of this document please contact: Essex County Council, Place Services, County Hall, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1QH. By telephone: 03330-136853; By email:

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