Poorly Located Find Spot record CAM 074 - Cavenham (including Heath) General (Terminal Palaeolithic-Mesolithic)

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Many items in multiple Museums. Formerly recorded as CAM MISC


Grid reference Centred TL 76 71 (2505m by 3756m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL77SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1928-1930: MAA, Cambridge. Seventeen cores, circa forty blades/flakes, one scraper, three microliths (S1-3).

Mesolithic Material in Various Museums from unknown discovery events, including tranchet axes, blades, flakes, axe sharpening flakes, microliths and cores, (S3)

Terminal Palaeolithic Material in various Museums from unknown discovery events, including Long Blades, Bruised Blades, Crested Blades, (S3)

Grouped and mapped together owing to poor provenance (S2, S4), probably some material from adjacent parishes.

Some Terminal Palaeolithic material possibly from Higham Heath to the immediate south, c. TL764684. Jacobi's grid references are confused. As is the whole paris, (S3)

Formerly recorded as CAM MISC (various)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J. & Bonsall, C.J.. 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic sites in England and Wales, CBA Research Report 20. 255.
  • <S2> 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 919, M 928, M927, P 174.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 265-267, 313-315, 317, 318, 6954, 11345-11356, 11359-11363, 11365, 11366, 11281, 11298, 11268.
  • <S4> Personal Correspondence: Cutler, Hannah. 2019. Personal Observations as part of the Enhancement of the Suffolk HER for the Palaeolithic & Mesolithic Periods project.
  • <S5> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 964-11, 1964.

Finds (18)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (3)

Related Events/Activities (4)

Record last edited

Sep 17 2020 12:35PM

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