Monument record LKH 002 - North Fen

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Summary

Polished flint axe, 8 inches long, grey flint.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7355 8444 (51m by 50m)
Map sheet TL78SW
Civil Parish LAKENHEATH, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

Map

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 Grid reference as mapped by Grace Briscoe (S1)(R1), also recorded less accurately as (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s)(S2)(S3).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 The marked findspot is (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s)(S4).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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