Monument record LKH 127 - Lakenheath Airfield, Lakenheath, (Sand Dune Site)

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Summary

A section cut in to a sand dune by J G D Clark in 1931 revealed microliths and other worked flint.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7332 8275 (55m by 53m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL78SW
Civil Parish LAKENHEATH, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

1931: J G D Clark excavation - a section cut into sand dune complex (S1, fig 4.14) on Lakenheath Warren, West of the main Lakenheath Warren site/s, (WNG 17). Microliths (and other worked flint?) found are in Cambridge University museum. Sited after Jacobi sketch map (S1, fig 4.9, 3)(S1-S5).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Jacobi, R.. 194. The Mesolithic of North East Anglia & Contemporary Territories. 47-53.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Clark J G D. 1932. The Mesolithic Age in Britain.
  • <S3> Personal Correspondence: Elveden Estate Office. Unknown Date. Correspondence in Elveden Estate Office.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Billington, L, P.. 2016. Lithic Scatters and Landscape Occupation in the Late Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic: A Case Study from Eastern England.. M 1057, P 206.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 11508, 82, 83, 289, 291.

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Record last edited

Mar 31 2020 3:50PM

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