Monument record MNL 254 - Cooks Drove, West Row Fen; F16a; OS Field 7400, Mildenhall (Mesolithic)

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Summary

Thin scatter of Mesolithic worked flint, characteristically patinated bluish/white, found fieldwalking

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6555 7675 (147m by 121m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1964-1987: Thin scatter of Mesolithic? worked flint, characteristically patinated bluish/white, found fieldwalking by Colin Pendleton. Finds include notched blade (catalogue no. E30), backed blade (E133) and microlith (E167)(S1).

April 1986: Also four microliths found.

Further Mesolithic flints in most surrounding fields.

Also Neolithic & Bronze Age records.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Pendleton C F. 1987. Catalogue of finds and findspots,1965-1987, unpublished.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Billington, L, P.. 2016.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 1112.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Apr 27 2020 3:14PM

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