Monument record CAM 036 - Cavenham Heath, Cavenham (Later Prehistoric).

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Scatter of worked flints, 9 flakes and 1 blade.


Grid reference Centred TL 756 725 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL77SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

2005: Scatter of worked flints, 9 flakes and 1 blade, see details (S1).

10 worked flints.

1-2: 2 very small flakes/spalls one with a hinge fracture

1 with natural striking platform, unpatinated probably later prehistoric in date.

3: Squat flake with hinge fracture part patinated probably Bronze Age in date.

4: Truncated blade like flake with cortex on distal end, unpatinated, probably Neolithic or early Bronze Age.

5-7: 3 long flakes with edge retouch/use wear, 1 with natural striking platform, Neolithic or early Bronze Age in date.

8: small flake slightly rolled, possibly natural or lower palaeolithic.

See also (Early Prehistoric).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Finds Report. Pendleton C, (SCCAS) 2005.
  • <S2> Personal Correspondence: Cutler, Hannah. 2019. Personal Observations as part of the Enhancement of the Suffolk HER for the Palaeolithic & Mesolithic Periods project.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Dec 4 2019 2:53PM

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