Monument record MNL 130 - Cooks Drove, West Row Fen; F2a; OS Field 0065, Mildenhall, (Mesolithic)

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Scatter of Mesolithic blades etc.


Grid reference Centred TL 6596 7762 (136m by 113m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL67NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1965-1987:Scatter of Mesolithic blades etc., amongst dense scatters of Neolithic & Bronze Age material, found fieldwalking by C Pendleton between 1965 and 1986 on slight sandy ridge in plough soil. Finds include at least 8 microliths, including points, truncated and backed examples and two hourglass perforated hammers, one unfinished (S1).

1977: Part excavation of Bronze Age site located further flint artefacts including microliths (S2).

See also Neolithic & Bronze Age.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Pendleton C F. 1987. Catalogue of finds and findspots,1965-1987, unpublished.
  • <S2> Excavation archive: Martin E. Unknown. Cooks Drove, West Row Fen; F2a; OS Field 0065, Mildenhall?. Excavation archive: summary report, letters, finds lists, plans, drawing,.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Billington, L, P.. 2016. Lithic Scatters and Landscape Occupation in the Late Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic: A Case Study from Eastern England.. M 1103.

Finds (3)

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Record last edited

Apr 24 2020 12:02PM

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