Poorly Located Find Spot record LKH 497 - Findspot of an Iron-Age bronze brooch

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Summary

Bronze brooch of late Hallstatt type, later C6 & C5 BC, with reduced boat- shaped bow with knobs, long catch-plate and moulded finial. Formerly recorded as LKH MISC

Location

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

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Bronze brooch of late Hallstatt type, later C6 & C5 BC, with reduced boat- shaped bow with knobs, long catch-plate and moulded finial. BM, from Greville Chester collection, 1854 (S1)(S2).
Described as `bow stout, with the three knobs on a rhomboid centre between low mouldings, each with a mushroom head on moulded stem, pin and its attachment missing, foot with decoration..., terminal knob on quintruply- moulded stem' Probably modern introduction or false provinance (S3)(R1-5).

Formerly recorded as LKH MISC

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <R1> (No record type): Arch J, 7, 1850, 404.
  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Lakenheath EIA.
  • <R2> (No record type): Ridgeway W R & Smith R A, PSAL, 21, 1906-1907, 113.
  • <S2> (No record type): Clarke R R, `IA in Norf & Suff', Archaeol J, 95, 1939, 31 & 97.
  • <R3> (No record type): Guide to EIA, 1905, BM, 99, fig 91.
  • <S3> (No record type): Hull M R & Hawkes C F C, Corpus of Ancient Brooches in Britain, BAR, 168, 1987, 33, plate 13.
  • <R4> (No record type): Guide to Early IA Antiquities, 1925, BM, 92, fig 91.
  • <R5> (No record type): Fox C, The Archaeol of the Cambridge Region, 1923, 74.

Finds (1)

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:47AM

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