Monument record BRF 002 - Poplar Ridge, (Early Prehistoric), (IAS 8105).

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Mesolithic or Late Palaeolithic Scatter.


Grid reference TM 1322 4697 (point)
Map sheet TM14NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1954: Artefacts, Mesolithic or Late Palaeolithic Scatter. One tranchet axe, 18 blades, large rejuvenator. From hill overlooking Bramford (S1-S4).

Jacobi, (S4) suggests that this tranchet axe actually comes from "no. 2 Pit" (BRF 001 or BRF 011), However more recent research by Billington places it here, (S5)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1954-51, 1954.
  • <S2> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 8105.
  • <S3> Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 8105.
  • <S4> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 258, 11605.
  • <S5> Bibliographic reference: Billington, L, P.. 2016. Lithic Scatters and Landscape Occupation in the Late Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic: A Case Study from Eastern England.. M 900, P 167.
  • <S6> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J. & Bonsall, C.J.. 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic sites in England and Wales, CBA Research Report 20. 254.

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Record last edited

Jul 23 2020 12:35PM

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