Monument record MNL 018 - Findspot of a large Bronze-Age perforated axe-hammer.

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Summary

Large perforated axe-hammer of grey quartzite (?), weighing 4.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6547 7869 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Large perforated axe-hammer of grey quartzite (?), weighing 4.5 pounds (S1). Cited map reference of (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s).
Photograph and sketch drawing with MIHLM. Found by the late Mr Sparks, S of Moxon's (Forty) Farm, previous to 2 March 1959. Dimensions 6.75 inches x 3.5 inches (S4) (S5).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <M1> (No record type): Grace Briscoe archive: diaries.
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeol in Suff, 1959, PSIA, 28, 1959, (2), 165.
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Neo, 1959.
  • <S3> (No record type): CBA, Group 7, Bulletin 6, 1959, 8.
  • <S4> (No record type): MIHLM, card SF/V/58.
  • <S5> (No record type): Briscoe Lady G, diary for 1959, 2nd March.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 19 2013 12:01PM

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