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Name:Late Mesolithic to early Neolithic activity, West Deeping
HER Number:37126
Type of record:Monument

Summary

Late Mesolithic to early Neolithic activity, West Deeping

Grid Reference:TF 114 105
Map Sheet:TF11SW
Parish:WEST DEEPING, SOUTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Full description

PRN 37126
A watching brief was undertaken by Pre-Construct Archaeology between September and December 2002 on Phase 1A of works at Rectory Farm, West Deeping. A regionally important Neolithic habitation area was revealed and within this, late Mesolithic to early Neolithic activity was identified on the site. At least 30 decorated and undecorated Carinated Bowls, 77 late Mesolithic to early Neolithic worked flints and a large quantity of early Neolithic flints were found. The lithic implements included end/extended, side and end, horseshoe and disc scrapers, serrated blades, a piercer/scraper, a fabricator and retouched flakes. A polished stone axe, polished stone axe flakes, a saddle quern and animal remains were also found. {1}{2}


<1> Allen Archaeological Associates, 2006, Archaeological Assessment Report on a Watching Brief on Phase 1A Works at Rectory Farm, West Deeping, RFWD02 (Report). SLI12263.

<2> Allen Archaeological Associates, 2006, Archaeological Assessment Report on a Watching Brief on Phase 1A Works at Rectory Farm, West Deeping, - (Archive). SLI12264.

Monument Types

  • ARTEFACT SCATTER (Late Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 7000 BC to 3401 BC)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Late Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 7000 BC to 3401 BC)
  • BLADE (Late Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 7000 BC to 3401 BC)
  • RETOUCHED FLAKE (Late Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 7000 BC to 3401 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Late Mesolithic to Early Neolithic - 7000 BC to 3401 BC)
  • FABRICATOR (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3401 BC)
  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3401 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3401 BC)
  • QUERN (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3401 BC)
  • SHERD (Early Neolithic - 4000 BC to 3401 BC)

Associated Events

  • Watching Brief on Phase 1A Works at Rectory Farm, West Deeping

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

<1>Report: Allen Archaeological Associates. 2006. Archaeological Assessment Report on a Watching Brief on Phase 1A Works at Rectory Farm, West Deeping. RFWD02.
<2>Archive: Allen Archaeological Associates. 2006. Archaeological Assessment Report on a Watching Brief on Phase 1A Works at Rectory Farm, West Deeping. -.