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CHER Number:06732
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic axe, Hightown Drove

Summary - not yet available

Grid Reference:TL 572 669
Parish:Burwell, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire
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Monument Type(s):

  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Associated Finds:

  • AXE (TOOL) (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • TRANCHET AXEHEAD (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Full description

1. One tranchet axe, one other axe, one flake, one scraper and one microlith found at Hightown Drove.

Sources and further reading

<1>Monograph: Wymer, J.J. (ed.). 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic sites. 26. Council for British Archaeology Research Report 20