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Late Mesolithic to early Neolithic activity, West Deeping



Reference Name MLI92136

Name:
Late Mesolithic to early Neolithic activity, West Deeping

Summary:
Late Mesolithic to early Neolithic activity, West Deeping

Location:
WEST DEEPING, SOUTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

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}

Sources:
1 Intervention Report: Allen Archaeological Associates. 2006. Archaeological Assessment Report on a Watching Brief on Phase 1A Works at Rectory Farm, West Deeping. RFWD02
2 Excavation archive: Allen Archaeological Associates. 2006. Archaeological Assessment Report on a Watching Brief on Phase 1A Works at Rectory Farm, West Deeping. -

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1 Intervention Report: Allen Archaeological Associates. 2006. Archaeological Assessment Report on a Watching Brief on Phase 1A Works at Rectory Farm, West Deeping. RFWD02

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