Find Spot record LKD 004 - Lackford Heath General, Lackford (Mesolithic)

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Scatter of worked mesolithic flint over large area.


Grid reference Centred TL 779 711 (1511m by 1241m)
Map sheet TL77SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

c. 1947 general finds from "Lackford Heath" (Home Heath and Mill Heath), (S2, S4)

Pre 1977: Scatter of worked flint: two scrapers, three cores, sixteen blades/flakes, (Wymer Collection), (S1).

Area after Billington, (S2, S3)

2015: Mesolithic blade found whilst metal detecting, (S5)

Also Mesolithic finds and potential features from excavation at LKD 007.

Also Iron Age and Roman in this area.

Sources/Archives (7)

  • --- Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • --- Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J. & Bonsall, C.J.. 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic sites in England and Wales, CBA Research Report 20. 259.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Billington, L, P.. 2016. Lithic Scatters and Landscape Occupation in the Late Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic: A Case Study from Eastern England.. M1051.
  • <S3> Personal Correspondence: Cutler, Hannah. 2019. Personal Observations as part of the Enhancement of the Suffolk HER for the Palaeolithic & Mesolithic Periods project.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Todd, K.R.U.. n.d. [1947?]. A Mesolithic Settlement on Lackford Heath.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. Portable Antiquities Database. SF-260BB8.

Finds (11)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (4)

Record last edited

Feb 18 2021 9:56AM

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