Poorly Located Find Spot record LKH 401 - Bronze Age scoketed axes, Lakenheath Warren

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Summary

Small hoard ? of two socketed axes `discovered in a rabbit scratching on Lakenheath Warren' in 1934 (S1)(S2)(S3).

Location

Grid reference TL 7 8 (point)
Map sheet TL78SW
Civil Parish LAKENHEATH, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Small hoard ? of two socketed axes `discovered in a rabbit scratching on Lakenheath Warren' in 1934 (S1)(S2)(S3).
Presented to IPSMG by Mrs R V Favell in 1934. Hoard consists:- a looped wing decorated socketed axe with slight damage to socket and severe blade blunting in places, probably due to some form of usage, length 10.9 cms; plain looped socketed axe also having a blade edge severely blunted in places (? by usage), internal ribs, length 9.9 cms. Dated to `Ewart Park Phase' C9-C8 BC (S2).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> (No record type): Pendleton C, The distribution of BA metalwork in NW Suffolk BA dissertation, Nottingham 1985, number.
  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1934-215 & 214.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 23, 1937, (1), 81.

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:47AM

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