Monument record MNL 052 - West Row Fen, Mildenhall

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Bronze unlooped palstave with shield pattern decoration.


Grid reference Centred TL 648 775 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL67NW


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Full Description

Bronze unlooped palstave with shield pattern decoration. Badly corroded. Length 15.5 cms.
Found in February 1957 (Weston Ditch, West Row) on surface of peaty plough soil (S1,S9).

Class I, group I palstave of the early MBA (S6).

Purchased by BSEMH on 13th March, 1957.

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Pendleton C F. The Distribution of BA Metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA Dissertation, Nottingham 1985.
  • <S2> Article in serial: Smedley, N. and G. W. P. Jarvis. 1956. Archaeology in Suffolk 1956. Archaeol in Suff, 1956, PSIA, 27, 1956, (2), 116.
  • <S3> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL67NW2, (map).
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: CBA. 1956. Group 7 Bulletin 3. CBA, Group 7 Bulletin 3, 1956.
  • <S5> Bibliographic reference: Edwardson A R. 1968. Bronze Age Metalwork in Moyses Hall Museum.
  • <S6> Bibliographic reference: Rowlands M J. 1976. The Organisation of Middle Bronze Age Metalworking. number 971.
  • <S7> Map: BSEMH. 6 inch record map.
  • <S8> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card MBA.
  • <S9> (No record type): Canham N, per Pendleton C, 1984.

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Dec 15 2020 3:07PM

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