Find Spot record WSS 030 - Jubilee Cottages (BA)

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Summary

The palstave from Wissett was found in 1939 just below the surface whilst digging foundations for extensions to the Jubilee Cottages in Wissett Street. Previously WSS Misc.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 36 79 (1000m by 1000m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM37NE
Civil Parish WISSETT, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

The palstave from Wissett was found in 1939 just below the surface whilst digging foundations for extensions to the Jubilee Cottages in Wissett Street. It measures 6 3/8 inches in length and is in a good state of preservation. The blade has been blunted from use and a slight defect in the casting appears beneath the stop ridge (S1).
Rowlands Class 5, Group 1, with shield & rib decoration, 16.1 x 6.1cms (S3).
Previously WSS Misc.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> (No record type): Moore I E, Bronze Age axes from Halesworth and District, PSIA, 24,1947, (2), 121 (ill).
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM37NE8, 1977.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Rowlands M J. 1976. The Organisation of MBA metalworking. number 975.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 1 2018 1:21PM

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