Monument record CAM 040 - Cavenham Quarry (Neo)

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Summary

Evaluation 1998, excavation 2001, revealed Neolithic activity see details.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 76017 72608 (114m by 254m)
Map sheet TL77SE
Civil Parish CAVENHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

1998 Evaluation of area which contains 2 known prehistoric sites, CAM 003 and 018. Certainly evidence of Neolithic site, from features, pottery and flint, also some flints which appear to be Mesolithic in date (S1). Area also contains undated bank features, which may be associated with WW2 'Tuddenham' airfield. For more details see (S3).
2001: Excavation on the valley floor - flints of Neolithic date (S2).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: DG. 1998. Eval report. Cavenham Quarry, Cavenham.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Bales, E.. 2005. Ass report. Cavenham Quarry., Cavenham.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Martin, E.A., Pendleton, C. & Plouviez, J.. 1999. Archaeology in Suffolk 1998. XXXIX (3).
  • <S4> Personal Correspondence: Cutler, Hannah. 2019. Personal Observations as part of the Enhancement of the Suffolk HER for the Palaeolithic & Mesolithic Periods project.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Nov 2 2019 12:31PM

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