Monument record MNL 023 - Peartree Farm; Cooks Drove, West Row Fen; F5a & F6; OS Field 0031 (Neo)

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Summary

Concentrated scatter of occupation debris, including worked flint and stone, burnt flint and split bone, over sand ridges in area of hummock and hollow micro-relief.

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

Concentrated scatter of occupation debris, including worked flint and stone, burnt flint and split bone, over sand ridges in area of hummock and hollow micro-relief. Finds between 1965-1987 by C F Pendleton and Patrick Norman on ploughsoil surface. Neo material includes flint laurel leaf (catalogue number A61), leaf arrowheads (A156, A157), triangular arrowheads (A128, A148?),a worked blade with silica lustre (I61), parts of polished flint (B55. B56 reworked, B60) and stone axes (B5, B57 reworked & A34 in P Normans collection)(including one sectioned stone axe, S149, ophitic gabbro), a stone polisher (H59), half a stone `hammer' with hourglass perforation and a semi perforated ? hammer (K32) of garnetiferous amphibolite (S138)(S5)(S6). Also a polished edged knife (I65) and a ?waster of jet (K76)
Includes laurel leaf, bifacially worked in perfect condition, 6.0cm long x4. 3cms wide, recorded incompletely as from (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s)(S2) (S3) (S4). Correct map reference (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s).
The findspot of (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) recorded for a fragment of polished flint axe (S1) is incorrect. For correct location see MNL 222.
Also polished stone axe (B36) of group VII (S6, S141), found in a potato harvester, believed to be from this field (S5).
See also BA and Mes.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <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, 1969.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeol in Suff 1969, PSIA, 31, 1969, (3), 324.
  • <S4> (No record type): CBA, Group 7, Bulletin 16, 1969, 15.
  • <S5> 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.
  • <S6> (No record type): CBA, RR, 67, Stone Axe Studies, 2, 181, nos. 136, 141 and 149.

Finds (9)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Apr 21 2020 2:52PM

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