Monument record KDG 006 - Interrupted Ditch System, West of Hall Farm, Kedington, (Palaeolithic-Mesolithic)

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Flaked axe and other flints with light blue-grey patination found on ploughsoil surface.


Grid reference Centred TL 7011 4726 (200m by 233m)
Map sheet TL74NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1981 & 1984: largish patinated blade industry (found both within and outside Scheduled causewayed enclosure) Analysis of this 1984 assemblage by Adrian Donaghey in May 2009 - considered to be Neolithic and (mainly?) late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age in date (with one Lower Palaeolithic handaxe) (S3).

October 1991: Flaked (tranchet form) axe, 14cm x 4cm x 2cm with light blue-grey patination and some cortex found on ploughsoil surface, (S1)

See also Neolithic record.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Article in serial: Charge, B B. 1991. West of Hall Farm, Kedington?. Charge B B, HDAG, October 1991.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Donaghey A. 2009. An assessment of a flint assemblage recovered in 1984 by the HDAG.
  • <S4> Scheduling record: SCCAS. Interrupted Ditch System, West of Hall Farm. SAM file: drawing of axe.
  • <S5> Article in serial: 1982. Fieldwork at a Neolithic Cropmark Site, Hall Farm, Kedington.

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Record last edited

Mar 11 2020 4:07PM

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