Monument record MNL 063 - Gravel Farm, Gravel Drove, West Row. (Neolithic-Bronze Age)

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Summary

"Extensive series Neolithic & Early Bronze Age material all bearing very distinctive patination".

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6688 7541 (87m by 100m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

"Extensive series Mesolithic (?), Neolithic & Early Bronze Age material all bearing very distinctive patination", (S1).

Also recorded as from Gravel Farm,"from sandy patches on black fen field were recovered a series of forty implements of Neolithic & Early Bronze Age date representing 15 types, including polished axes and barbed arrowheads, all with reticulated yellow patination on grey flint" (S2,S3), and from "20 acre field, Gravel Farm" (S4, S5).

Similarly patinated scatter from MNL 148 & 149.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Map: A R Edwardson. BSEMH, 6 inch record map. BSEMH, 6 inch record maps (2), A R Edwardson entries, undated.
  • <S2> Article in serial: Smedley, N. and G. W. P. Jarvis. 1956. Archaeology in Suffolk 1956.
  • <S3> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL67NE23, 1976.
  • <S4> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL67NE23, 1958.
  • <S5> Map: A R Edwardson. 1956. BSEMH, 6 inch record map, A R Edwardson entry for 1956. BSEMH, 6 inch record map, A R Edwardson entry for 1956 (not located Jan 1988).
  • <S6> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 11 2020 3:09PM

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