Monument record MNL 426 - Littley Field, Mildenhall (Mesolithic-Neolithic)

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Loose scatter of worked flints.


Grid reference Centred TL 7095 7958 (138m by 176m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL77NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1987: Loose scatter of 0.5kg of worked flint, mostly with a white or blue patination, some iron-stained and abraded including 4 scrapers. Possibly Mesolithic or Neolithic, but only 6% are blades. Located during the Fenland survey (S1).

Descriptions of flint finds are broad, dating to a specific period bracket is ill-advised. However, they may be later Prehistoric, based on details of discovery, (S2).

See also Roman record.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Excavation archive: Pendleton C. 1990. Fenland Survey Archive. Fenland survey archive, field 0962.
  • <S2> Personal Correspondence: Cutler, Hannah. 2019. Personal Observations as part of the Enhancement of the Suffolk HER for the Palaeolithic & Mesolithic Periods project.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

May 14 2020 4:02PM

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