Monument record MNL 023 - Pear Tree Farm, Cooks Drove, West Row Fen; F5a; F6; OS Field 0031, Mildenhall, (Mesolithic)

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Summary

Scatter of worked flints of Mesolithic, Neolithic and Early Bronze Age includes 'obliquely truncated point' (C F Pendleton E153), 'backed microlith' (E157), 'doubly backed microlith' (E158) and a 'burin' (probably also an obliquely truncated point) (E68).

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6623 7744 (134m by 100m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1965-1987: Scatter of worked flints of Mes, Neo and EBA includes 'obliquely truncated point' (C F Pendleton E153), 'backed microlith' (E157), 'doubly backed microlith' (E158) and a 'burin' (probably also an obliquely truncated point) (E68). Also half of a shaft-hole hammer (B33)(possibly Neo or EBA) with hourglass perforation (S1).

See also Neo and BA.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Pendleton C F. 1987. Catalogue of finds and findspots,1965-1987, unpublished. Pendleton C F, Catalogue of finds and findspots, 1965-1987, unpublished.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Billington, L, P.. 2016.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 1096.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 11650.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Apr 21 2020 3:07PM

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