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CHER Number:10475
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic flints, Bray's Lane, Ely

Summary - not yet available

Grid Reference:TL 543 804
Parish:Ely, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire
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Monument Type(s):

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2201 BC)

Associated Finds:

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Small quantity) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2201 BC)

Associated Events:

  • Excavation at Bray's Lane, Ely, 1991

Full description

1. In February and March 1991 an excavation was carried out in Bray's Lane in advance of the construction of a new Waitrose store. Fourteen trenches were opened across the site which lies immediately N of the Medieval market place. Prehistoric features uncovered included ard marks. Quantities of Neo flints were recovered. Full report awaited.

Sources and further reading

<1>Serial: Boast, R., Hall, D. and Whitelaw, T. (eds). 1991. Cambridgeshire Archaeological Committee Annual Report. Evans, C. CAU fieldwork.
<2>Unpublished report: Hunter, J.. 1992. Archaeological Investigations at Brays Lane, Ely, 1991. A Draft Report. Cambridge Archaeological Unit Report 008