Monument record MNL 076 - South of Fifty Farm, Mildenhall

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Bronze sword, found in 1935 on ploughsoil surface.


Grid reference Centred TL 6608 7565 (51m by 50m)
Map sheet TL67NE


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Full Description

Bronze sword, found in 1935 on ploughsoil surface (S1-S4).

Sword with ricasso notches, four rivet holes and tang slot still containing two rivets. Black edge dented in places. Tip missing. Length 60.2cms. Wilburton form of C10 BC.

Formerly in collection of Mr Sidney Ford of West Row (S3).

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL67NE21,.
  • <S2> Article in serial: Pendleton C F. 1979. A catalogue of the Prehistoric metalwork from West Row.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Pendleton C F. The Distribution of BA Metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA Dissertation, Nottingham 1985.
  • <S4> Museum Record Card: MIHLM. card SF/B/1,. MIHLM, card SF/B/1,.
  • <S5> Map: Ordnance Survey. OS 6" 1959.
  • <S6> Cartographic materials: Briscoe, J. 1951. MIHLM, Correspondents 6 inch record map, G Briscoe entry, 1951.
  • <S7> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. F1 NKB 15-MAR-72.
  • <S8> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Dec 11 2020 7:03AM

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