Find Spot record MNL 107 - High Lodge Hill, Mildenhall

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`Incense cup found three feet in gravel deposit during road widening'


Grid reference Centred TL 7405 7531 (46m by 51m)
Map sheet TL77NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

`Incense cup found three feet in gravel deposit during road widening' (S1, S3).

Details of find and photograph of vessel in newspaper cutting in Basil Brown archive (S2), found about 2-5 feet deep and "associated with a number of stones (&?) flints including two red pot boilers". About 20 paces to E along this cutting "about 4 feet down" were two further groups of "black sherds of a larger pot - ? rough Bronze Age, with nearly straight rim, also assoicated with stones and blackish sand" and a " group of sherds with 2 diff(erent) rims and black sand". A further "group of stones, mostly large flints, with signs of fire" was found 10- 15 paces further E. Further details & sketch in (S4).
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Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL77NW30.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, LXXXVI, II, 1950.
  • <S3> Cartographic materials: MIHLM. 6 inch record map. MIHLM, record map, XXI SW second edition, 1905, undated record.
  • <S4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1958. OS 6" 1958.
  • <S5> Unpublished document: Lady Grace Briscoe. Grace Briscoe archive. Briscoe Lady G, diary, 13-18 April, 1950, sketch.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Jan 26 2021 2:18PM

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