Monument record MNL 242 - Pit C, Boulder Clay Pit, Mildenhall, (Palaeolithic)
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|Grid reference||Centred TL 7405 7534 (67m by 42m)|
|Civil Parish||MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (2)
1920? Small boulder clay pit beside road referred to as `Pit C' by Marr et al. Here at the base of a boulder clay which Marr refers to as Upper Boulder Clay, on and in a coarse deposit of large flints and other rocks, were several flakes and a few scrapers.
1928: Moir must have cut another section here later, for in IPSMG are two mint ? primary flakes and a scraper on a thick, natural flint, plus a few other doubtful pieces. They are marked `Boulder Clay Pit, Trial section 1928' (S1).
Same age as material from MNL 002?
- None recorded
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Events/Activities (4)
- Archaeological Deposit: Deposit, Pit C, Boulder Clay Pit, Mildenhall, (Palaeolithic) (ESF28340)
- Event - Interpretation: Enhancement of the Suffolk HER for the Palaeolithic & Mesolithic Periods (ESF26899)
- Event - Intervention: Excavation, High Lodge, Mildenhall (Ref: Marr et al, 1920s) (ESF27691)
- Event - Intervention: Excavation, Pit C, Boulder Clay Pit, Mildenhall, (Palaeolithic) (Ref: Moir J R) (ESF16044)
Record last edited
Sep 16 2020 2:53PM