Monument record FRK 001 - River Lark, Freckenham

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?Bronze Age bone spearhead, Romano British sherds and Anglo Saxon sword etc. dredged from river


Grid reference Centred TL 6732 7468 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL67SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

TL 67327469 Anglo-Saxon Iron Sword and Romano-British Pottery found AD 1932 (NAT). (S1)

"Probable Bronze Age bone spearhead, Romano-British sherds and pagan Anglo-Saxon iron sword; from river dredging". (S2)

"Sword with pigs on the blade ? 7th century. Dredged here in 1931, queer iron bill hooks also". (S3, S4)

No record in Briscoe 1951 diary (S5).

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <S1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1959. 6" 1959.
  • <S2> Cartographic materials: Briscoe, J. 1951. MIHLM, Correspondents 6 inch record map, G Briscoe entry, 1951.
  • <S3> Map: Lethbridge T C. Cambridge Museum 6 inch record map.
  • <S4> Article in serial: Lethbridge T C & O'Reilly M M. 1932. Archaeological Notes..
  • <S5> Unpublished document: Lady Grace Briscoe. Grace Briscoe archive. Brisco Lady G, diary, 1951.
  • <S6> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL67SE9.
  • <S7> Article in serial: Lethbridge, T.C.. 31. Lethbridge T C, CAS, Quarto Pubns, 3, 1931, 1.
  • <S8> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 16 2020 10:19AM

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