Monument record MNL 259 - Hayland Drove, West Row Fen; F36; OS Field 1544 (BA)

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Summary

Relatively thin (?and dispersed) scatter of worked and burnt flint and animal bone.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6515 7644 (134m by 104m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Relatively thin (?and dispersed) scatter of worked and burnt flint and animal bone. Main concentration in centre but stray finds found over most of field. Found fieldwalking by Colin Pendleton, (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s). Finds include triangular arrowhead (catalogue no. A154) from (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s), plano-convex knife (I68) from v, barbed and tanged arrowhead (RF 19) from (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s), scrapers etc (S1). Also polished flint axe, MNL 021, from ?this field.
In 1970's (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s), reported how he and his father had found over a number of years, `hundreds of arrowheads' (leaf and barbed and tanged types), whilst horse ploughing on this field. (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) has a small collection himself and is quite capable of identifying flints, so his statement must be accepted as basically correct (CP).
Also Neo.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Pendleton C F. 1987. Catalogue of finds and findspots,1965-1987, unpublished. Pendleton C, finds records, 1965-1987, ill.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: drawing of RF 19.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 14 2020 11:35AM

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