Find Spot record LKH 453 - Sedge Fen, Lakenheath, (Mesolithic)

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Tranchet axe from `Sedge Fen, Lakenheath', listed as in Cambridge University Museum. Formerly recorded as LKH MISC


Grid reference TL 6 8 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL68SE


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Tranchet axe from `Sedge Fen, Lakenheath', listed as in Cambridge University Museum (S1-S4). Note Sedge Fen spreads into Mildenhall parish and into Cambs and Norfolk. Mesolithic site, LKH 101 (Decoy Fen?), is recorded in this area.

Location is probably generalised, taken from PaMELA Database, (S3).

Formerly recorded as LKH MISC

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J.J. & Bonsall, C.J.. 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic sites in England and Wales, CBA Research Report 20. 260.
  • <S2> Personal Correspondence: Wymer J J,. Unknown Source. Wymer J J.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 11510.
  • <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 1062.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Oct 6 2021 3:16PM

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