Monument record BTY 011 - Findspot of a small Bronze-Age bronze chisel with low side flanges.

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Summary

Small bronze chisel with low side flanges and only a very, very faint hint of a stop-ridge. Early Bronze Age type.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 129 381 (100m by 100m)
Map sheet TM13NW
Civil Parish BENTLEY, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Small bronze chisel with low side flanges and only a very, very faint hint of a stop-ridge; 5.8cm long, blade 3.0cm wide. Heavily corroded and pitted, with a blunt edge. Early Bronze Age type. Found with a metal detector (S1). Similar examples from Mildenhall (Misc, CRN 00180) and Covehithe 005.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): Ransome Mr, per Newman J, Ipswich, 1991.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: finds report sheet with sketch.
  • <M2> (No record type): AP: (S2).
  • <S2> Photograph: Essex County Council. Air Photograph. Essex C C, AP, CP/97/36/28, July 1997.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 19 2013 10:25AM

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