Monument record MNL 156 - Cooks Drove, West Row.

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Socketed axe in 1950 on ploughsoil surface.


Grid reference Centred TL 6502 7798 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL67NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Socketed axe found (S1,S4) in 1950 on ploughsoil surface. Large socketed axe with loop decorated with three raised parallel ribs with end roundels (in one case end pellet only). Length 12.2 cms. Quite badly effected by bronze disease and after treatment by IPSMG seriously disfigured. Sompting or Sompting influenced type of C7 BC (S2,S3). For other Sompting type axes from Mildenhall Fen, see MNL 157 and MNL 119.

Further infromation in not to publish tab (SCCAS staff only)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL67NE13.
  • <S2> Article in serial: Pendleton C F. 1979. A catalogue of the Prehistoric metalwork from West Row. Pendleton C F, A catalogue of the Prehistoric metalwork from West Row, 1979, Ms, unpublished.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Pendleton C F. The Distribution of BA Metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA Dissertation, Nottingham 1985.
  • <S4> Cartographic materials: Briscoe, J. 1951. MIHLM, Correspondents 6 inch record map, G Briscoe entry, 1951.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Dec 10 2020 2:51PM

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