Monument record WRW 071 - Forest Road 83, Wordwell, (Prehistoric)

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Summary

Two scatters of worked flint identified during watching brief over circa 200m of destumping on North side of East-West forest ride prior to road widening.

Location

Grid reference TL 844 752 (point) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL87NW
Civil Parish WORDWELL, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1995: Two scatters of worked flint identified during watching brief over circa 200m of destumping on North side of East-West forest ride prior to road widening.

TL 8443 7525: 1 core & 3 unpatinated flakes plus 1 burnt flint; also 1 patinated flake nearby.

TL 8458 7519 (approx): 1 unpatinated core, 3 highly patinated flakes & 3 unpatinated flakes (S1).

Within what is shown as arable field on 1880s OS map.

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

Formerly recorded as WRW MISC.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Excavation archive: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. 1993. Wordwell Forest Road 83.
  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Pendleton C, field report, June 1995.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jun 30 2020 3:46PM

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