Poorly Located Find Spot record MNL 1002 - West Row General, Mildenhall, (Mesolithic)

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Summary

Formerly MNL 038. Formerly recorded as MNL MISC

Location

Grid reference TL 71 74 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL77SW
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Confused record

Pre 1954: Adze from the area of Forty Farm (MNL 1123)

1965: Tranchet axe found by Colin Pendleton.

Pre 1977: 6 tranchet axes, 1 perforated pebble hammer, 2 microliths (all in Moyses Hall Museum);
Tranchet Axe and Blade (or flake) in Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge.

Pre 1927: Tranchet axes in the British Museum, .

(S1-S6)

Material previously associated with this record for unknown reasons:

2 perforated antler `axes' and a large perforated red deer antler tool (this is actually MNL 006) from Mildenhall Museum, (S1).

One of the perforated antler tools (MIHLM SF/B/29) was found at Fordham Moor, Cambridgeshire. The other (MIHLM 74/5/MN) is 15.5 cms long and has no surviving details of a findspot due to the loss of the original museum catalogue (S2, S3).

Formerly recorded as MNL MISC and MNL 038.

Unmapped.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J. & Bonsall, C.J.. 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic sites in England and Wales, CBA Research Report 20. 262.
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Mildenhall Musem. 74/5/MN. MIHLM, card 74/5/MN.
  • <S3> Museum Record Card: Mildenhall Musem. SF/B/29. MIHLM, card SF/B/29.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Billington, L, P.. 2016. Lithic Scatters and Landscape Occupation in the Late Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic: A Case Study from Eastern England.. M 1121.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 11656-11660, 11672, 11673, 11644, 11655, 11640, 11641, 11642, 11643, 11645, 11227.
  • <S6> Personal Correspondence: Wymer J J,. Unknown Source.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

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Record last edited

Aug 4 2020 1:19PM

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