Monument record MNL 1156 - Large are of Mildenhall Fen Centered on Cross Bank

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Neolithic/Early Bronze Age artefact scatter; Pottery and implements found.


Grid reference TL 6692 8056 (point)
Map sheet TL68SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

"A great number of flint artifacts and flakes, pot boilers, bits of beaker and rusticated potsherds of the early Bronze Age and some polished Neolithic axe heads have been found during the period 1925-1949. Also charcoal and a few middle Bronze Age axeheads. It is the most prolific late Neolithic and early Bronze Age area that is known to me." (S1-S4)

Area visited 10.2.51. Site overgrown with grass, nil seen.

(Area centred TL 66928056) Extends 2kms N-S, 1KM E-W. (S5)

Nothing visible on OS APs. (S6)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Map: Corr 6" (G Fowler, 1949). 1949. Annotated Record Map.
  • <S2> Article in serial: W. F. Grimes. 1932. The Early Bronze Age Flint Dagger in England and Wales.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Cambridge Antiquarian Society. 1915. Lists of Purchases for the Museum during the years 1911-1914..
  • <S4> Article in serial: F. E. S. Roe. 1966. The Battle-Axe Series in Britain.
  • <S5> Cartographic materials: Briscoe, G. 1951. MIHLM, Correspondents 6 inch record map, G Briscoe entry, 1951.
  • <S6> Photograph: Ordnance Survey. OS 71-216 185-6.
  • <S7> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (7)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 18 2020 10:44AM

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