Monument record MNL 023 - Peartree Farm: Cooks Drove, West Row (BA)

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Summary

Concentrated scatter of occupation debris including pottery, worked flint and stone, burnt flint and split bones, 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 pottery, worked flint and stone, burnt flint and split bones, over sand ridges in area of hummock and hollow micro-relief. Finds between 1965-1987 by C Pendleton and Patrick Norman on ploughsoil surface. BA material includes barbed and tanged arrowheads (A15, A36, A83, A141, A155 & possible blank, A8), transverse/ triangular type arrowheads (A128, A148), mixed worked flints including scrapers and plano- convex knives (I42, I67), a stone polisher (possibly Neo)(K59), and pottery including Beaker and finger nail impressed sherds (S4). Also tip of flint dagger, patinated off-white, from (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) approximately (P Norman A29).
For broken polished flint axehead formerly recorded as from this site (S1) see MNL 222.
Barbed and tanged arrowhead recorded as from (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) (S1) (S2) (S3) given incomplete findspot, actually found at (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s)(S4).
See also Mes and Neo.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <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 BA, 1967.
  • <S3> (No record type): CBA, Group 7, Bulletin 14, 1967, 13.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Pendleton C F. 1987. Catalogue of finds and findspots,1965-1987, unpublished. Pendleton C F, Catalogue of finds and findspots, 1965-1987, unpublished.

Finds (8)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Apr 21 2020 2:53PM

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