Find Spot record BTY 056 - Opposite Bently House, Bently, (Mesolithic).

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Tranchet axe between 10 and 20 CMs long, identified as Mesolithic by J J Wymer (S1). Formerly recorded as BTY MISC


Grid reference Centred TM 11 38 (100m by 100m)
Map sheet TM13NW


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1941: Tranchet axe between 10 and 20 cms long, identified as Mes by J J Wymer (S1). IPSMG described this as Neolithic, 5.5 inches long, weighing 8.5 ozs. Picked off a field stone heap.

Formerly recorded as BTY MISC

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J. & Bonsall, C.J.. 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic sites in England and Wales, CBA Research Report 20. 254.
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1941-28, 1941.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 11325.

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Record last edited

Nov 7 2019 9:18AM

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