Monument record BRL 014 - Field 22, Little Bradley, (Mesolithic).

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Summary

1986: Mesolithic flint scatter concentrated in an area circa 5m diameter in northwest corner of field.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7104 5208 (50m by 50m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL75SW
Civil Parish LITTLE BRADLEY, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

1986: Mesolithic flint scatter concentrated in an area circa 5m diameter in north west corner of field. Found during field survey. Listed Mesolithic finds consist of `centre section of a heavily patinated tranchet (!) axe, 9 x 4 x 2.5cm thick' (ill); 2 axe rejuvination flakes; possible end fragment from tranchet axe; heavily patinated tortoise-core fragment; a heavily patinated flake core and 21 heavily patinated flakes.

Also general scatter of Neolithic/Bronze Age flint over field (S1).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Article in serial: Charge, B.B.. 1989. A survey of the archaeology of Little Bradley, Suffolk..
  • <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 Unpublished document: Billington, L, P.. 2016.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 1071.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 11 2019 12:50PM

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