Find Spot record FRK 020 - River Lark, Freckenham.

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Summary

Horn from Bos Primigenius [aurochs] dredged from river Lark.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6745 7471 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL67SE
Civil Parish FRECKENHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1967: Horn from Bos Primigenius [aurochs] dredged from river Lark. Found by Colin Pendleton in February 1967 in dredgings on South bank of river (S3). Cited findspot TL675 747 (S1) (S2) incorrect, should be TL 6748 7471 (S3).

Compares with MNL 003 and specimen excavated at Lowe's Farm (S4). Formerly registered as MNL 029.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Unpublished document: Pendleton C F. 1987. Catalogue of finds and findspots,1965-1987, unpublished.
  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card, 1967.
  • <S2> Article in serial: Owles, E. & Smedley, N.. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1967.
  • <S4> Article in serial: Shawcross F W, Higgs E S. 1961. The excavation of a Bos Primigenius at Lowe's Farm, Littleport. Shawcross F W with Higgs E S, The excavation of a Bos Primigenius at Lowe's Farm, Littleport, PCAS, .

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Apr 21 2020 2:56PM

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