Monument record BNC 015 - Benacre beach (BA)

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Summary

Broad butted bronze flat axe, found with metal detector, about 6 inches deep in beach shingle.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 537 843 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM58SW
Civil Parish BENACRE, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Broad butted bronze flat axe, found with metal detector, about 6 inches deep in beach shingle. Not very rolled. Retained by finder (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s). Information from A Gregory NAU.
Note area of cited NGR in sea in 1837, so presumably redeposited (S2).
Also Also IA & Med.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeol in Suff 1982, PSIA, 35, 1983, (3), 229.
  • <S2> (No record type): OS, 1st ed 1 inch map, circa 1837.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 20 2009 2:15PM

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