Monument record HLY 005 - Hollesley Bay Colony, (Prehistoric)

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Summary

360 worked flints (Prehistoric?) were found during 1974 excavation including 21 tools:- 1 Mesolithic tranchet axe fragment, 9 end scrapers, 6 side scrapers, 2 thumbnail scrapers, 3 rough scrapers.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 373 456 (184m by 169m)
Map sheet TM34NE
Civil Parish HOLLESLEY, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1974: 360 worked flints (Prehistoric?) were found during 1974 excavation including 21 tools:- 1 Mesolithic tranchet axe fragment, 9 end scrapers, 6 side scrapers, 2 thumbnail scrapers, 3 rough scrapers. Further details in (S1).

See also Iron Age & Roman & Undated records.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Mowat R.J.C.. 1975. The Hollesley Bay Romano-British rural settlement..
  • <S2> Excavation archive: SAU. 1974. Hollesley Bay Colony,.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Billington, L, P.. 2016.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 1018.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jan 6 2020 1:11PM

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