Monument record BRH 003 - Eastall's Pit, Barham, (Railway Crossing Pits), (Mesolithic).

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Summary

Flint scatter associated with black layer 18 inches deep over a large area.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 120 511 (310m by 483m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM15SW
Civil Parish BARHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1947-1966: Flint scatter associated with black layer 18 inches deep over a large area. Many waste flakes TM 120 512: Small pick, twelve scrapers, microliths, flakes (S1-S7).

Area after Mowat, (S6). Pit is called Eastall's by Wymer and Jacobi (as is the southern most pit), but referred to planning department as railway crossing pit, see map.

Also Palaeolithic, Neolithic and Saxon records.

No further details found in Ipswich Museum Accession registers September 2020.

Sources/Archives (10)

  • <S1> Article in serial: Owles, E. J. and N. Smedley. 1966. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1966. XXX.3, pp. 275–283.. 277.
  • <S3> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 966-127, 1966.
  • <S3> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, cards 1947-39, 1948-108 & 110, 1951-111, 958-117, 961-146, 962-67.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Billington, L, P.. 2016. Lithic Scatters and Landscape Occupation in the Late Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic: A Case Study from Eastern England.. M 873, M 872, M 871.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 11307, 11308, 252.
  • <S6> Unpublished document: Mowat, R.. 1976. SAU, Mowat R, site reports, BRH 023, 1976.
  • <S7> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J. & Bonsall, C.J.. 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic sites in England and Wales, CBA Research Report 20. 253.
  • <S8> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <S9> Article in serial: Owles, E. & Smedley, N.. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1967.
  • <S10> Article in serial: Owles, E. J. and N. Smedley. 1968. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1968. PSIAH, 1968, XXXI.2, pp. 188–201..

Finds (7)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 15 2021 1:30PM

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