Monument record MNL 046 - Hayland Drove, West Row Fen; F22a (BA)

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Summary

1960s: Various artefacts found by farmer, include fine flint knife, 6. Fenland Survey.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6541 7709 (117m by 122m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1960s: Various artefacts found by farmer, (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s), include fine flint knife, 6.7cms long and a perforated bone needle, 4.5 x 1.4cms. Also bored `mace' found by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s), now in S Ford Collection, MIHLM (SF B23) from this field.
Pulley shaped jet toggle or button with cross decorated front and small perforation (from front to concave rut?)(S5). Incorrecty described as having V perforation (S2)(S3). Flint barbed and tanged arrowhead 2.7 inches long (S2).
Cited map reference(see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) (S4). Errors probably due to use of pre grid system maps. Validity of map reference for barbed and tanged arrowhead unknown, although use of same map reference for both (S1)(S2)(S3) suggests found close to one another.
Also scatter of worked flints, burnt flints, pottery and bone including 2 barbed and tanged arrowheads, 1 oblique (single barbed) arrowhead, 1 hammerstone, part of a bone awl and a stone (grinding tool?) with a markedly stained work surface. Also small fragment of bronze waste (?BA)(S6). Also Neo & Mes.

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeol in Suffolk, 1960, PSIA, 28, 1960, (3), 294.
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Beaker period, 1960.
  • <S3> (No record type): CBA, Group 7 Bulletin 7, 1960, 9.
  • <S4> (No record type): BSEMH, 6 inch record map.
  • <S5> Excavation archive: Pendleton C. 1990. Fenland Survey Archive. Pendleton C F, 1987.
  • <S6> Unpublished document: Pendleton C F. 1987. Catalogue of finds and findspots,1965-1987, unpublished. Pendleton C F, Catalogue of Finds and Findspots, 1965-1987, unpublished..
  • <S7> (No record type): BSEMH, old catalogue.

Finds (11)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 14 2020 11:09AM

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