Monument record EYE 003 - Brome Hall Farm, Eye, (Mesolithic)

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Summary

Scatter of Mesolithic flintwork from area along River Dove terrace covering part of two fields from ploughed surfaces.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1564 7488 (100m by 100m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM17SE
Civil Parish EYE, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1964-1968: Scatter of Mesolithic flintwork from area along River Dove terrace covering part of two fields from ploughed surfaces. Mesolithic finds from 1964-1968 listed as `microliths, cores, scrapers, hammer stones, a burin, a small flaked axe and numerous blades - many retouched, some serrated - all either patinated bluish-white or unmarked grey/black flint' (S1).

June 1993: Further Mesolithic? flints found fieldwalking (sites B1-B3) in same general area (see S2 & S3).

See also Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman and Saxon records.

For main description see Saxon record.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Finds Report: Moss G I,. 1968. East Suffolk record sheet.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S2> Finds Report: Pendleton C. 1994. SAU, Pendleton C, fieldwalking finds record, January 1994. SAU, Pendleton C, fieldwalking finds record, January 1994.
  • <S3> Finds Report: Matthews, S.. 1993. Matthews S, finds catalogue (amended by CP) & sketch maps, 1993. Matthews S, finds catalogue (amended by CP) & sketch maps, 1993.
  • <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 Unpublished document: Billington, L, P.. 2016.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 972.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 11340.

Finds (10)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Jan 31 2020 12:44PM

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