Monument record MNL 077 - Cockerton's Farm, Mildenhall

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Flat bronze axe found in 1944 (S1).


Grid reference Centred TL 6752 7855 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish Beck Row, Holywell Row and Kenny Hill, Forest Heath, Suffolk


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Flat bronze axe found in 1944 (S1). Surface find, finder unknown (S2, S3, S5).
Copper or bronze flat axe with thin butt. Narrow, slightly irregular butt with concave sides flaring to splayed crescentric, slightly irregular blunt blade edge. 15.6 x 8.9 x 1.0 cms (S2-S5).
Formerly in the collection of Mr Sidney Ford at West Row (S1,S2,S3,S5).

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL67NE12,.
  • <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 Unpublished document: Pendleton C F. The Distribution of BA Metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA Dissertation, Nottingham 1985.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> Unpublished document: Needham, S. P.. 1983. The Early Bronze Age axeheads of central & Southern England, unpublished PhD thesis, Cardiff.
  • <S5> Museum Record Card: MIHLM. card SF/B/10. MIHLM, card SF/B/10.
  • <S6> Map: Ordnance Survey. OS 6" 1959.
  • <S7> Cartographic materials: Briscoe, J. 1951. MIHLM, Correspondents 6 inch record map, G Briscoe entry, 1951.
  • <S8> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. F1 NKB 15-MAR-72.
  • <S9> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 10 2020 2:50PM

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