Monument record WNG 018 - J J Wymer's Site A, Wangford, (Mesolithic-Neolithic?)

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Summary

Site marked on sketch map as "J J Wymer's Site A" as findspot of backed Mesolithic artefacts..

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 757 841 (210m by 166m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL78SE
Civil Parish WANGFORD, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Site marked on sketch map as "J J Wymer's Site A" as findspot of backed Mesolithic artefacts (S1).

1988: John Wymer defines area of scatter as centred at TL 75 80 8410 and lists finds collected from this location between circa 1950-1964 as 8 cores, 64 flakes, 83 blades (two 2 cm, thirty one 2-3 cm, thirty 3-4 cm, fourteen 4- 5 cm, four 5-6 cm and two 6-7 cm), 7 proximal blade ends, 14 distal blade ends, 16 middle segments of blade, 6 core preparation or rejuvination flakes, 3 flakes with retouch, 4 'pseudo burins', 2 microlith fragments and 4 micro burin or rod reject pieces (S2).

Pre 1951, also Neolithic material "floor?" and Medieval Pottery? Possibly same as WNG 013? (S5)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Jacobi, R.. 1984. The Mesolithic of North East Anglia & Contemporary Territories. 47-53.
  • <S2> Finds Report: Wymer J J,. 1988. Wangford, Mesolithic Material in Possession of J. J. Wymer, April 1988.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 11635, 11560?.
  • <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.. M 1195, M 902?.
  • <S5> Cartographic materials: Lady G Briscoe. MIHLM, 6 inch record map.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (13)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Mar 2 2021 12:39PM

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