Monument record MNL 158 - 'Crossbank Fen, Lakenheath'

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Very fine grey flint dagger recorded as from Crossbank Fen, Lakenheath.


Grid reference Centred TL 643 825 (100m by 100m)
Map sheet TL68SW
Civil Parish Beck Row, Holywell Row and Kenny Hill, Forest Heath, Suffolk


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Full Description

Very fine grey flint dagger recorded as from Crossbank Fen, Lakenheath, TL 643 825 (S1-S4). Crossbank Farm, Lakenheath is on sheet TL 68 SE at TL 674 809. Purchased by BSEMH in 1967 (S4). Quoted findspot somewhat dubious as deep fen, however, another flint dagger is also known from similar situation at TL 6258 8649, Burnt Fen, Norfolk (BSEMH 1977. 641)(S5).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Article in serial: Owles, E. & Smedley, N.. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1967. Archaeol in Suff, 1967, PSIA, 31, 1967, (1), 79, (ill).
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL68SW8.
  • <S3> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Lakenheath, Beaker.
  • <S4> Museum Record Card: BSEMH. 1977. card 1977.643. BSEMH, card 1977.643.
  • <S5> Map: A R Edwardson. BSEMH, 6 inch record map.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 18 2020 3:02PM

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