Monument record WRW 018 - Forestry Road 83, Kings Forest

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January 1993: Partially cleared, weathered strips c.5m wide were walked, revealing small BA flint scatter.


Grid reference Centred TL 8334 7360 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL87SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

November 1992 - Initial assessment of archaeological potential along route of proposed road involved walking the length of the road following machine destumping, examining the exposed surfaces. Nothing was seen but this may have been due to the limiting visibility rather than an actual lack of finds.
January 1993: following construction of new forestry carrstone road, strips of circa 5m width on either side, which had been cleared of vegetation/trees and partially of topsoil, were walked after being allowed to weather. At cited grid reference three heavily patinated worked flints were found close together, including an incomplete oblique/single barbed arrowhead of EBA type, with missing barb (new unpatinated break) and missing tip and corner opposite barb (both patinated breaks)(S1).
For further Preh worked flints next to road line see WRW 017 & WRW Misc.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S1> Excavation archive: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. 1993. Wordwell Forest Road 83.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jun 30 2020 3:36PM

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