Monument record MNL 014 - Hurst Fen Neolithic site (BA)

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Summary

Bronze Age finds from Hurst Fen Neolithic site.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 724 768 (408m by 451m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL77NW
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Hurst Fen Neolithic site.
1983: Site of partially excavated Neo settlement (S2).
Spring 1988: Fieldwalking produced long barbed and tanged arrowhead and a plano-convex knife. Two other barbed and tanged arrowheads had been found on previous occasions by the finder. Of the thousands of scrapers many have resembled EBA forms and similarly many of the profuse scatter of flakes could be BA in date (S1).
March/April 1997: Surface find of 'slug-knife'. Also one beaker sherd (S1)(S3).
Also Mes & Neo.
Scheduled

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Article in serial: Clark, J. G. D.. 1960. Excavations at the Neolithic Site at Hurst Fen, Mildenhall, Suffolk.
  • <S1> (No record type): Per SAU (Pendleton C), September 1988 & May 1997.
  • <M1> Scheduling record: English Heritage. Scheduled Ancient Monument file. SAM file:.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Finds Report. King J per SAU (EM), Finds Report, July 1999.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Apr 21 2020 2:26PM

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