Monument record IPS 005 - Bolton & Co Brickyard, Henley Road, Ipswich, (IAS 8009), (Mesolithic).

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Summary

Occupation evidence, worked flint excavated by J R Moir, some marked "lower floor" at depth of 12 feet or more, some 2 feet deep associated with hazel and oak stakes (? structure) and calcined flint.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 153 462 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM14NE
Civil Parish IPSWICH, IPSWICH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

c.1909-c.1938: Monitoring by Moir revealed occupation evidence, worked flint excavated by J R Moir, some marked "lower floor" at depth of 12 feet or more, some 2 feet deep associated with hazel and oak stakes (? Structure) and calcined flint. (S1). Six cores, 14 unretouched blades/flakes, 5 scrapers, 3 others (S2). Two tranchet axes, one tranchet axe sharpening flake, 5 cores, 5 unretouched blades, 9 scrapers, hammerstone (S3). Two tranchet axes, 2 cores, 2 scrapers, 3 microliths (S4).

See also (S5-S9).

See also IPS 010 - be wary of confusion over identification and event attribution.

Sources/Archives (11)

  • --- Article in serial: Moir J R. 1924. A Series of SolutrĂ© Blades from Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.
  • --- Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 8009.
  • --- Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 8009.
  • <S1> Article in serial: Moir J R. 1925. Upper Palæolithic Man in East Anglia. Moir J R, PPSEA, 1925, 5, 232-247 (figs).
  • <S2> Source Unchecked: 1917. BM, 1917.6.4. BM, 1917.6.4.
  • <S3> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1944-71-1.
  • <S4> Article in serial: Moir J R. 1917. On Some Human and Animal Bones, etc Discovered in Two Ancient Occupation-Levels in a Small Valley in Ipswich,.
  • <S6> Source Unchecked: Geological Survey Museum, M.1.24340 etc. Geol Survey Mus, M.1.24340 etc.
  • <S7> Unpublished document: Billington, L, P.. 2016.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 1030.
  • <S8> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 11302, 11303, 11332, 11466, 11467.
  • <S9> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J. & Bonsall, C.J.. 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic sites in England and Wales, CBA Research Report 20. 258.

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Mar 6 2020 1:29PM

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