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Flint flake implement with "battered back", found North of crossroad between by-pass and Melton - Woodbridge roads (S1).


Grid reference Centred TM 289 523 (101m by 100m)
Map sheet TM25SE


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Full Description

1948? Flint flake implement with "battered back", found North of crossroad between by- pass and Melton - Woodbridge roads (S1).

No Further details. Palaeolithic identification uncertain. There is a gravel pit to the East on the first edition Ordnance Survey Map which may be the source of the find, (S2)

Jacobi regards this as a Mesolithic microlith (S3).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1948-218, 1948.
  • <S2> Personal Correspondence: Cutler, Hannah. 2019. Personal Observations as part of the Enhancement of the Suffolk HER for the Palaeolithic & Mesolithic Periods project.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 11277.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Billington, L, P.. 2016. Lithic Scatters and Landscape Occupation in the Late Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic: A Case Study from Eastern England.. P 228.

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Record last edited

Sep 17 2020 4:08PM

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