Monument record MDS 132 - South of Ashes Farm, Mendlesham, (Mesolithic).

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Summary

Flint tranchet axes.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1085 6379 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TM16SW
Civil Parish MENDLESHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Pre 1989: Flint tranchet axe, rough and crudely worked with large areas of cortex, roughly square section, 160mm long x 45mm wide. Light reddish-brown patination on grey cherty flint (S1,S2).

Part of R Colchester Mendlesham Survey? Source linked attached to record is undetailed.

2007: 2nd tranchet axe found (S3).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Source Unchecked: Colchester R. 1989. Unknown Source,. Colchester R, 1989.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: drawing.
  • <S2> Digital archive: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. Portable Antiquities Database. SF-156C68.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Martin, E.A., Pendleton, C. & Plouviez, J.. 2008. Archaeology in Suffolk 2007. XXXXI (4).
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Billington, L, P.. 2016. Lithic Scatters and Landscape Occupation in the Late Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic: A Case Study from Eastern England.. M 1086, M 1089.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 5 2020 9:38AM

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