Monument record MNL 028 - Cooks Drove, West Row Fen; F10; OS Field 2000, Mildenhall, (Mesolithic)

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Large perforated antler tool of red deer.


Grid reference Centred TL 6620 7699 (124m by 84m)
Map sheet TL67NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1959: Large perforated antler tool of red deer (S1,S2). Found in, or previous to 1959.

Previously numbered MNL 006.

1965-1987: fieldwalking by C Pendleton has revealed spread of worked flint, bone, burnt flint, etc., including some Mesolithic material.

March 1987 : fieldwalking for Fenland survey indicated thin spread of Mesolithic type material all over field, although main concentration occurred on North West side of South West half of field. Detailed results not yet available (S5).

See also Neolithic and Bronze Age records.

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Article in serial: Smedley, N. and E. J. Owles. 1959. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1959. XXVIII.2, pp. 161–167..
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: CBA. 1959. CBA, Group 7, Bulletin 6, 1959, 8. CBA, Group 7, Bulletin 6, 1959, 8.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J. & Bonsall, C.J.. 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic sites in England and Wales, CBA Research Report 20. 262.
  • <S4> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card, 1959.
  • <S5> Cartographic materials: MIHLM. 6 inch record map.
  • <S6> Finds Report: Pendleton C. 1987. MNL 028. SAU (Pendleton C), May 1987.
  • <S9> Bibliographic reference: Billington, L, P.. 2016. Lithic Scatters and Landscape Occupation in the Late Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic: A Case Study from Eastern England.. M 1097.

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Jul 22 2020 1:53PM

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