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  • Basire, James, Engraving of flint hand axes, found by John Frere in Hoxne, Suffolk, 1797, reprinted in a later publication [1861]. Archive ref: LDGSL/690.
  • Buckland, William, Reliquiae diluvianae; or, Observations on the organic remains contained in caves, fissures, and diluvial gravel, and on other geological phenomena, attesting the action of an universal deluge. 2nd edn. London: John Murray, (1824).
  • Evans, John, "Flint implements in the Drift; being an account of their discovery on the Continent and in England", Archaeologia, vol XXXVIII (1861).  
  • Evans, John, The Ancient Stone Implements, Weapons and Ornaments of Great Britain, London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, (1872).
  • Flower, John Wickham, “On a Flint Implement recently discovered at the base of some beds of Drift-Gravel and Brick-earth at St. Acheul, near Amiens”, Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society, vol 16 (1860).
  • Geological Society Council minutes, 1858-1860. Archive ref: GSL/CM/1/8-9.
  • Lyell, Charles, “On the Occurrence of Works of Human Art in Post-Pliocene Deposits”, Introductory Address by the President of the Geology Section, from ‘Report of the 29th Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, held at Aberdeen in September 1859’, published 1860.
  • Lyell, Charles, The geological evidences of the antiquity of man: with remarks on theories of the origin of species by variation. London: John Murray, (1863).
  • MacEnery, John and Vivian, E. (ed.) Cavern researches, or, Discoveries of organic remains, and of British and Roman reliques, in the caves of Kent's Hole, Anstis Cove, Chudleigh, and Berry Head. London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; E. Cockrem (1859).
  • Marten, John, ‘A view of the interior of Kent's Cave near the entrance taken from the excavation’, pencil drawing by John Marten, [1825-1826]. Archive ref: LDGSL/400/22.
  • Pengelly, William, Letter to Joseph Prestwich, treasurer of the Brixham Cave Committee, explaining the circumstances around his prior claim to explore Brixham Cave, 21 July 1865. Archive ref: LDGSL/8.
  • Prestwich, Joseph, Field book, France, 1850-1859. Archive ref: LDGSL/794/N14a. 
  • Prestwich, Joseph. Collected tracts on the Antiquity of Man. Archive ref: LDGSL/800a.
  • Pengelly, William, “The Cavern Discovered in 1858 in Windmill Hill, Brixham, South Devon”, Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature & Art, 1874.
  • Prestwich, Joseph, “On the occurrence of flint-implements: associated with the remains of animals of extinct species in beds of a late geological period, in France at Amiens and Abbeville, and in England at Hoxne", ‘Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society', vol 150 (1860).
  • Prestwich, Joseph, "Theoretical considerations on the conditions under which the (drift) deposits containing the remains of extinct mammalia and flint implements were accumulated, and on their geological age…”, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol 154 (1864).
  • Prestwich, Joseph, “Report on the exploration of Brixham Cave conducted by a committee of the Geological Society, and under the superintendence of Wm Pengelly, Esq, FRS, aided by a local Committee; with descriptions of the animal remains by George Busk, Esq, FRS, and of the Flint implements by John Evans, Esq, FRS", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol 163 (1873).