Monument record MNL 022 - Cooks Drove, West Row Fen; F26; OS Field 3061 (Neo)

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Summary

Bifacially worked flint laurel leaf, 10cms x 6cms found on ploughed field surface.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 653 776 (148m by 89m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Bifacially worked flint laurel leaf, 10cms x 6cms found at approximately (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) on ploughed field surface. Second, 10.2cm x 3.7cm, found by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) in 1960s. Leaf shaped flint arrowhead found at (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) on ploughed field surface plus scatter of various worked flints including scrapers. Very crude leaf shaped arrowhead found at (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) in 1966 by Mr C Pendleton on ploughed field surface plus scatter of various worked flints including scrapers and a 'polishing stone/ grinder' at (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s)(S3).
Two stone saddle querns were found at (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) in ploughsoil in approximately 1964 (S3).
A polished flint axe is also listed as from this site (S1) (S2) but the given findspot (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) (S3). Also three sherds pottery (?BA) & barbed and tanged arrowhead (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) - see BA.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeol in Suff 1967, PSIA, 31, 1967, (1), 80.
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Neo, 1967.
  • <S3> (No record type): Pendleton C F, Catalogue of finds and findspots, 1965-1987, unpublished.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Feb 6 2009 10:15AM

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