Monument record BRL 009 - Field 36, Little Bradley, (Mesolithic).

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Summary

1986: Scatter of Mesolithic(?) & Neolithic/Bronze Age worked flints, mainly occurring as band along gravel ridge running parallel to River Stour, at distance of 50-70m from present course.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6806 5160 (127m by 312m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL65SE
Civil Parish LITTLE BRADLEY, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

1986: Scatter of Mesolithic(?) & Neolithic/Bronze Age worked flints, mainly occurring as band along gravel ridge running parallel to River Stour, at distance of 50-70m from present course.

Mesolithic finds include patinated prismatic core, 5 blades, 1 primary flake, 7 secondary flakes, 1 patinated and rolled secondary flake. Also tranchet axe found `towards SE corner of field' (?circa TL 6830 5160). All found during field survey on `Field 36' (S1).

See also Neolithic record.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Article in serial: Charge, B.B.. 1989. A survey of the archaeology of Little Bradley, Suffolk.. J Haverhill Dist Archaeol Group, 4, 1989, (3), 115, 126, figs 37, 44a.
  • <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 Unpublished document: Billington, L, P.. 2016.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 1070.

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Protected Status/Designation

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Record last edited

Dec 11 2019 12:27PM

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