Find Spot record MCC7163 - Neolithic axe from Caulin's Field

Summary

A Neolithic flint axe was recovered as a surface find from an area already well known for its many cropmark ring-ditches, one of which was excavated in 1974 (Holbert and McMaster, 1975).

Location

Grid reference TL 9130 3304 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TL93SW
Civil Parish MOUNT BURES, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

A Neolithic flint axe was recovered as a surface find from an area already well known for its many cropmark ring-ditches, one of which was excavated in 1974 (Holbert and McMaster, 1975). Two other axes have been found in the area. The present find is thinner and more delicate than the earlier finds and made from a light sandy coloured flint. Finds in private possession. <1> <2> <3>

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Evaluation Report: Colchester Archaeological Group. 2011. Archaeological Fieldwalking at Cowlins Field, Mount Bures.
  • <1> DESC TEXT: Priddy, DA. 1984. Excavations in Essex, 1983-4. Vol 16, p132.
  • <2> DESC TEXT: McMaster, I. 1984. A third flint axe from Mount Bures. Vol 27, p27-9.
  • <3> Artifact: unknown. unknown. ARTEFACT Private Possession.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Nov 3 2015 11:41AM

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