Poorly Located Monument record BUC 118 - Street and Steel's Farm, Bucklesham, (Mesolithic-Bronze Age).

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Stray finds made by the Ramsey family in the area of Street and Steel's Farm. Formerly recorded as BUC MISC


Grid reference TM 24 41 (point) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM24SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Pre 1991:

Bronze Age stray finds made by the Ramsey family in the area of Street and Steel's Farm:- unusually wide barbed and tanged flint arrowhead, 2.8cm long x 3cm wide; unusually small tanged arrowhead, 2.5cm long x 1.3cm wide (S1).

Mesolithic tray finds made by the Ramsey family in the area of Street & Steel's Farm:- tranchet axe, 15.5cm x 3.2cm x 2.6cm, triangular section, relatively crude flaking, patinated; small tranchet axe 8.6cm x 3.5cm x 1.8cm, squared off butt, patinated (S1).

Neolithic stray finds made by the Ramsey family in the area of Street and Steel's Farm:- polished flint axe, 11.9 x 5.2 x 3.5cm; part-polished flint axe with almost parallel sides, 11.7 x 3.7 x 1.9cm; butt end of an exceptionally fine polished flint implement, possibly a chisel, or a narrow axe, surviving length 12.6cm, 3cm wide at break, tapering to 1cm, 1.8cm thick tapering to 0.2cm; fine part-polished flint axe with tapering butt, 14.1cm long, 4cm wide at the blade, tapering to 1.2cm at the butt, 1.5cm thick (max) tapering to 0.4cm at the butt, faceted sides; extraordinary part-polished flint `axe' with a polished but deliberately blunted edge, 13cm long, 5.6cm wide at the blade tapering to 2.2cm at the butt, 1.3cm thick. Blade polished to a 0.5cm wide blunt but smooth edge. Apparently found in the area of BUC 033; flaked flint chisel, 11 x 2.9 x 0.9cm; oblique flint arrowhead with a short spur and a transverse arrowhead; 4 scrapers, 2 knives and flakes (S1).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Finds Report: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. 1991. Street and Steel's Farm Bucklesham. Ramsey Mr, per Newman J, Ipswich, 1991.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: finds report sheets & drawings.
  • <S2> Photograph: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. BUC 118 Photographs. Photographs:.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Billington, L, P.. 2016. Lithic Scatters and Landscape Occupation in the Late Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic: A Case Study from Eastern England.. M 910 M 910.

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Sep 17 2020 11:56AM

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