Monument record LKH 002 - North Fen

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Polished flint axe, 8 inches long, grey flint.


Grid reference Centred TL 7355 8444 (51m by 50m)
Map sheet TL78SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Polished flint axe, 8 inches long, grey flint. Grid reference as mapped by Grace Briscoe (S1)(R1), also recorded less accurately as (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s)(S2)(S3). Probably same as `Fine Polished Axe Oct 57 Mr Gathercole' transcribed on 6 inch record map by A R Edwardson. The marked findspot is (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s)(S4). However this could also refer to LKH 085. Further information in G Briscoe archive?
Note: saddle quern and stone (polisher?) with opposing semi-spherical hollows from ? same field - LKH 084.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <R1> (No record type): MIHLM, 6 inch record map.
  • <M1> (No record type): G Briscoe archive: diaries.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL78SW18.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeol in Suff, 1957, PSIA, 27, 1957, (3), 182.
  • <S3> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Lakenheath Neolithic.
  • <S4> (No record type): BSEMH, 6 inch record map, XII NW, undated entry.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Feb 5 2009 12:14PM

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