Find Spot record MNL 157 - New Drove, West Row Fen.

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Socketed axe found in 1933.


Grid reference Centred TL 6517 7825 (51m by 50m)
Map sheet TL67NE


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Socketed axe found in 1933 (S1,S2). Large socketed axe with loop decorated with five parallel raised ribs terminating in double pellets on one face and single or undiscernible double pellets on reverse. Length 11.8 cms. Effected by bronze disease, disfigured especially on blade edge after treatment by IPSMG. Sompting influenced type of C7 BC (S3,S4). For other Sompting type axes from Mildenhall Fen, see MNL 119 and 156.

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Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL67NE11.
  • <S2> Cartographic materials: Briscoe, J. 1951. MIHLM, Correspondents 6 inch record map, G Briscoe entry, 1951.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Pendleton C F. 1979. A catalogue of the Prehistoric metalwork from West Row. Pendleton C F, A catalogue of the Preh metalwork from West Row, 1979, Ms, unpublished.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Pendleton C F. The Distribution of BA Metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA Dissertation, Nottingham 1985.
  • <S5> Cartographic materials: MIHLM. 6 inch record map. MIHLM, 6 inch record map.

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Dec 10 2020 2:26PM

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