Monument record BRK 020 - Darmsden Hall Quarry, Barking Mesolithic (Mesolithic).

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Flint tranchet axe found during fieldwalking. Flake and Blade found residual in Iron Age feature during 1994 excavation.


Grid reference Centred TM 0954 5270 (294m by 298m)
Map sheet TM05SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1989: Flint tranchet axe found during fieldwalking (S1). 15.5cm long x 3.7cm wide x 2.6cm thick (max). Roughly triangular with a narrow (2.9cm wide) & rounded blade. Blueish-white patination, (S1).

1994: Flake and Blade found residual in Iron Age feature during excavation, (S1)

1995/1996: Topsoil stripping over new areas, found no definate features, (S2).

See also Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman & Saxon records.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Site Report. Newman J, SCCAS1995/6.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Abbott C & Forrest K. 1996. Excavations at Darmsden, Suffolk 1994, Excavation Report.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Dec 5 2019 10:29AM

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