Monument record CHD 032 - Kents Close, Chediston, (Mesolithic)

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Summary

Scatter of flintwork beside a stream, including a tranchet axe, a chisel arrowhead, a borer, two broken rod microliths, three prismatic cores and several waste flakes (S1,S2).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 3530 7755 (147m by 66m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM37NE
Civil Parish CHEDISTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1978-1986? Scatter of flintwork beside a stream, including a tranchet axe, a chisel arrowhead, a borer, two broken rod microliths, three prismatic cores and several waste flakes (S1,S2).

Patinated scraper from the stream bed (S3).

See also Neolithic, Undated & Iron Age records.

Tranvserse arrowheads would usually be identified as Neolithic, it is possible the identification refers to a trapezoidal microtranchet microlith, (S7).

Sources/Archives (7)

  • --- Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: drawing of axe, finds reports.
  • <S1> Finds Report: Burroughes G,. CHD 032. Burroughes G, 1978, 1985 & 1986.
  • <S2> Article in serial: Martin, E.A., Plouviez, J. & Feldman, H.. 1985. Archaeology in Suffolk 1984. XXXVI (1).
  • <S3> Finds Report: Burroughes G,. 1990. Burroughes G, 1990. Burroughes G, 1990.
  • <S4> Photograph: Photograph: AVZ 6-7. Photograph: AVZ 6-7.
  • <S5> Unpublished document: Billington, L, P.. 2016. Lithic Scatters and Landscape Occupation in the Late Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic: A Case Study from Eastern England.. M 932.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 11306.

Finds (9)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jan 17 2020 11:26AM

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