Monument record MNL 148 - Gravel Drove, West Row.

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Summary

Complete beaker found in dyke. Also Polished flint knife

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6658 7535 (131m by 110m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Complete beaker found in dyke in 1930 by Mr Edwin Bacon. In 1951 in possession of Mr Sidney Ford of West Row. Beaker of Clarkes Developed Southern (British) or Abercromby A type (S1,S2,S5). The Sidney Ford collection is now in MIHLM.

Polished flint knife found In possession of Mr Sidney Ford in 1951 (S3,S5). Now in MIHLM.

Fieldwalking by C Pendleton between 1965 and 1985 revealed scatter of worked distinctly patinated flint in S half of field (S4).

Note scatter of similarly patinated material, including beaker and polished flint knives in field to NW, MNL 149. Further similar material in BSEMH from MNL 063. A thin scatter of material occurs in between MNL 148 and MNL 149, so concentrations probably representative of an extensive occupation scatter (S4).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL67NE20.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Clarke D L. 1970. Beaker Pottery of GB & Ireland 2. Clarke D L, Beaker Pottery of GB & Ireland, 2, 1970, 381, 497, corpus no. 894, (ill).
  • <S3> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL67NE22.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Pendleton C F. 1987. Catalogue of finds and findspots,1965-1987, unpublished.
  • <S5> Cartographic materials: Briscoe, J. 1951. MIHLM, Correspondents 6 inch record map, G Briscoe entry, 1951.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 11 2020 7:28AM

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