Poorly Located Find Spot record MNL 978 - Beck Row General, Mildenhall, (Palaeolithic)

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Palaeolithic flint implements from Beck Row in various museums. Formerly recorded as MNL MISC


Grid reference TL 72 75 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL77NW
Civil Parish Beck Row, Holywell Row and Kenny Hill, Forest Heath, Suffolk


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Palaeolithic flint implements from Beck Row.

Ipswich Museum: 1920-77.3 thin elliptical implement, ex Owers Collection, NFL No.5, ex Layard Collection.

Ashmolean Museum: 1 hand-axe.

British Museum & Cambridge Museum: 6 hand-axes.

Mildenhall Museum: ovate hand-axe, 9.5 cm long, sharp but worn, white patina over dendritic blue. Probably a genuine surface discovery.

Formerly recorded as MNL MISC

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1920-77.ext.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Roe, Derek.. 1968. A Gazetteer of British Lower & Middle Palaeolithic sites.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J.. 1985. Palaeolithic Sites of East Anglia. 84.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Mildenhall Musem. Catalogue. MIHLM, catalogue.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Wymer, J.J.. 1999. The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPs) The Lower Palaeolithic Occupation of Britain (TERPS). 22896, 22891.

Finds (3)

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Sep 3 2020 10:02AM

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