Monument record LKH 067 - Joist Fen, Lakenheath, (Mesolithic)

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Joist Fen: 4 `islands' of light sand in middle of black peat fen.


Grid reference Centred TL 6940 8557 (460m by 94m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL68NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Joist Fen: 4 `islands' of light sand in middle of black peat fen producing Neo & BA scatters & IA coins (S1, S2).

1979: Triangular microlith and microlith core found on sand island surface during site visit.

See also Neolithic, Bronze Age and Iron Age records.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Cartographic materials: Lady G Briscoe. 1960, 1961. MIHLM, 6 inch record map. MIHLM, 6 inch record map, Lady G Briscoe, 1960 & 1961 entries.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL68NE11.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 11476.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Dec 17 2020 1:18PM

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