Monument record MNL 104 - Cook's Drove

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Summary

Finds scatter mainly of EBA date.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6551 7711 (125m by 151m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Finds scatter mainly of EBA date.
Found fieldwalking by Colin Pendleton between 1971 and 1976. Finds include various worked flints, e.g. a leaf shaped plano-convex knife, flint hammer stones, a triangular arrowhead from TL 6554 7717, a transverse arrowhead from TL 6554 7716, a barbed and tanged arrowhead from TL 6549 7710, a bone awl from TL 6553 7715 and a saddle quern (not collected) from TL 6561 7711. Also quantities of pottery including finely decorated beaker and collared urn sherds.
Within this spread a burnt flint patch was located centreing on TL 6557 7709 (S1).
Finds comparable to those from excavations at MNL 042 and MNL 165.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Pendleton C F. 1987. Catalogue of finds and findspots,1965-1987, unpublished. Pendleton C, Records of finds & findspots, 1965-1987, unpublished.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: drawings of pottery (stolen Autumn 1981).

Finds (12)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 14 2020 11:21AM

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