Monument record IKL 096 - Field 307, Icklingham

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Summary

In 1913 W A Sturge "discovered a flint working floor, which he classified as Neolithic, in the SW part of field 307.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7792 7318 (101m by 100m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL77SE
Civil Parish ICKLINGHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

In 1913 W A Sturge "discovered a flint working floor, which he classified as Neolithic, in the SW part of field 307 (sited to TL 780 732 from plan in S4). About 200 worked flints including hand-axes (sic), scrapers and cores were found and they are now in the British Museum" (S1,S4).

SW corner of field 307 on 1904 OS map centres on TL 7792 7318 (S2). Formerly listed with IKL 056, a further `Neo floor' located, and excavated by W A Sturge in 1913.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL77SE5, November 1976.
  • <S2> Map: Ordnance Survey. c 1904. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 2nd edition. 25".
  • <S3> Map: MIHLM. 1954. record map, July 1954 entry.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Smith, R.A. 1931. Sturge Collection.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 27 2021 4:13PM

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