Find Spot record CAM 029 - Field northeast of dry Cavenham Mere (Mesolithic) - Euston to Cambridge Mains Water Pipeline/Thetford Aqueduct Survey section

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Summary

Mesolithic flint finds from field walking. No Mesolithic finds/features from subsequent excavation.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7646 7071 (181m by 112m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL77SE
Civil Parish CAVENHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1991 Fieldwalking in advance of pipeline, 31 Flakes, 13 blades and 2 cores.

1992 No Mesolithic finds/features from 1992 excavation.

July 1992: following insert of water pipe, whole area rotovated/harrowed (?) to at least 20 cm depth over complete 9m width - presume all archaeological deposits in this zone now destroyed.

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Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Caruth, J.. 1995. Archaeological Report, Euston to Cambridge Water Mains Pipeline.
  • <S2> Excavation archive: Tester, A. 1992. Euston to Cambridge mains water pipeline. SAU, Tester A, excavation archive..
  • <S3> Personal Correspondence: Cutler, Hannah. 2019. Personal Observations as part of the Enhancement of the Suffolk HER for the Palaeolithic & Mesolithic Periods project.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Dec 4 2019 2:50PM

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