Monument record CAM 100 - Field Adjacent to Newmarket Plantation, Cavenham, (Mesolithic?)

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Summary

Surface collection, from smallish area, of crudely worked flints from areas of poor crop growth. Formerly recorded as CAM MISC

Location

Grid reference TL 7568 6901 (point)
Map sheet TL76NE
Civil Parish CAVENHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

June 1996: Surface collection, from smallish area, of crudely worked flints from areas of poor crop growth. One patinated (Mesolithic?) bladelet, rest (circa 20 flints) mostly unpatinated and crude, including one core. Probably late prehistoric (Late Bronze Age - Iron Age?)(S2). A linear area of very poor crop growth, 2-3m wide and parallel to field boundaries, was observed in the field (S2), (S3).

Formerly recorded as CAM MISC

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S2> Cartographic materials: Pendleton C. 1996. EDARG per SAU (Pendleton C), annotated sketch plan, June 1996. EDARG per SAU (Pendleton C), annotated sketch plan, June 1996.
  • <S3> 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 1:26PM

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