Monument record MNL 136 - Holywell Drove, Beck Row. (BA)

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Summary

At least two concentrations of flint gritted BA or IA pottery including decorated and perforated sherds and several items of Bronze Age metalwork within area of Roman scatter.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 68 78 (142m by 250m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish Beck Row, Holywell Row and Kenny Hill, Forest Heath, Suffolk

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

At least two concentrations of flint gritted BA or IA pottery including decorated and perforated sherds (see Parish file) centreing on (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) (S1). For similar concentration in same field, see MNL 125 and in adjoining field, see MNL 129.
Frequent finds of Rom metalwork, also, tip of BA, probably basal looped, spearhead from (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s); a pointed and chisel edged tracer/awl, 5.9 cms long (from either MNL 129 or 136); a pointed and chisel edged tracer/awl with bent shaft, 8.3 cms long; a small bronze two-headed rivet with internal bevels, 0.9 cms long and three sprue cap wasters. The latter objects may be Rom. All found by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) with a metal detector during field survey (S2).
Details of 1987 Fenland survey not yet available (S3).
Also IA & Rom.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • --- Excavation archive: Pendleton C. 1990. Fenland Survey Archive.
  • <S1> (No record type): Rains Mrs, 1977.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: finds lists, sketch maps (drawing & further details stolen.
  • <S2> (No record type): Pendleton C F, The Distribution of BA metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA dissertation, Nottingham, 1985, nu.
  • <M2> (No record type): Autumn 1981).
  • <M3> (No record type): Outsize plan cabinet: maps.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 15 2020 5:28AM

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