Monument record WNG 012 - Hoard - LBA founder's.

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Hoard - LBA founder's.


Grid reference Centred TL 7758 8098 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL78SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Hoard - LBA founder's. Located on map in Mildenhall Museum as within 400m diameter circle centred at TL 7760 8098 (S1) (S2).
One found in January 1913 by warrener, Peter Trett (deceased). Next day Harry Fuller pulled out others from same hole (S3).
Recorded as 13 socketed axes and 1 broken spearhead but identified in Jan 1989 as complete socketed chisel, 5 complete & 5 part socketed axes, 1 fragment winged axe or palstave and 2 fragments of spearheads (one definitely pegged)(S3)(S4).
Photographed (in fische) in (S5).

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL78SE12.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S4).
  • <S3> (No record type): Pendleton C F, The distribution of BA metalwork in NW Suff, BA dissertation, Nottingham, 1985, list .
  • <S4> (No record type): SAU, Pendleton C, Finds Report, January 1989.
  • <S5> Bibliographic reference: Miscellaneous Bibliographic reference. Taylor R J, Hoards of the BA in S Britain, BAR, 228, 1993, plates 116 & 117.
  • <S6> Cartographic materials: Lady G Briscoe. MIHLM, 6 inch record map.
  • <S7> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Mar 2 2021 2:36PM

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