Monument record MNL 058 - Bomb Dump, HolyWell Drove (Bronze Age)

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Summary

Pottery, large spindle whorl or small loom weight, flint flakes and scrapers, probably Bronze Age, found in black layer during construction of Bomb Dump.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 686 790 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Pottery, large spindle whorl or small loom weight, flint flakes and scrapers, probably Bronze Age, found in black layer during construction of Bomb Dump. Reported by Col T C Kelly, USAF, Mildenhall (S1, S2, S3).

Cited grid reference TL 689 786 (S1,S2,S3) is not situated on Bomb Dump site and must be incorrect. Bomb Dump centres on TL 687 791, findspot must lie within boundaries which extend to a maximum of 400 metres to SW and NE and only 100 metres to NW and SE (Colin Pendleton 15/09/1987)

See also Medieval record.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Article in serial: Owles, E. J. and N. Smedley. 1964. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1964. XXX.1, pp. 116–123.. Archaeol in Suff, 1964, PSIA, 30, 1964, (1), 121.
  • <S2> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 964-15, 1964.
  • <S3> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL67NE37.
  • <S4> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 15 2020 11:28AM

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