Poorly Located Find Spot record WNG 090 - Wangford, General (Mesolithic)

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Summary

Unprovenanced Mesolithic flint artefacts from Wangford in various museums. Formerly recorded as WNG MISC

Location

Grid reference TL 76 82 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL78SE
Civil Parish LAKENHEATH, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish WANGFORD, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Pre 1977: Unprovenanced Mesolithic flint artefacts from Wangford Parish.

Artefacts include circa 2000 blades/flakes; circa 130 cores; 89 scrapers; 407 microliths; 1 tranchet and 2 other axes and 8 micro-burins (S1).

References and locations given in (S1). Many of the finds may actually come from Lakenheath Parish and conversely many Lakenheath artefacts may come from Wangford Parish, as both names have been used loosely for a general spread which extends over both parishes.

1920s: Four blades, one scraper, four microliths. Wymer Collection, (S3)

Note main Mesolithic scatters WNG 002, 004, 007, 017, 018, 019 and general proliferation of worked Mesolithic flint in vicinity

Formerly recorded as WNG MISC

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J. & Bonsall, C.J.. 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic sites in England and Wales, CBA Research Report 20. 265-266.
  • <S2> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 11630.
  • <S3> Finds Report: Wymer J J,. 1988. Wangford, Mesolithic Material in Possession of J. J. Wymer, April 1988.

Finds (8)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 26 2020 3:53PM

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