Monument record MNL 770 - Holywell Drove, Beck Row (BA)

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Summary

Bronze dirk & cast bronze torc fragment with hooked terminal(s) metal detected from mainly Roman site.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 686 795 (479m by 484m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish Beck Row, Holywell Row and Kenny Hill, Forest Heath, Suffolk

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Circa 1966: (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s), complete, short (circa 150mm) tanged dirk (? - not seen) found on ploughed field surface in small peaty hollow. Flint gritted pottery from adjoining sand hummocks (S1)(S2).
1999: (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) approximately, cast bronze torc fragment with hooked terminal(s) metal detected from mainly Roman site. Similar to example from Kenny Hill (MNL 210, though terminals were not hooked). Details and drawing in file (S3).
For flint-gritted pottery scatters within 100m see MNL 173.
Also Un, IA & Rom.

Formerly recorded as MNL 075. May relate to MNL 075 and MNL 0769.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: BAR. British Archaeological Report. Pendleton C F, BA Metalwork in Northern East Anglia, 279, No 218, 1999.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Pendleton C F. The Distribution of BA Metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA Dissertation, Nottingham 1985. Pendleton C F, No 178, 1985.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Finds Report. King J (MADDC), per SAU, Pendleton C, Feb 1999, ill.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Feb 13 2018 2:22PM

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