Monument record CDD 022 - Vicarage Farm (BA)

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Socketed bronze arrowhead, also spearhead tip and fragment of possible quoit-headed pin see details.


Grid reference Centred TM 1235 5460 (526m by 346m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM15SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1992: socketed bronze arrowhead with a broken tip and socket, surviving length is 5.8 cm; the two sides of the blade are not symmetrical, either through wear or a casting fault, maximum width is 1.7 cm; external diameter of the socket (max. surviving) is 0.9 cm, internal 0.5 cm. Prominent mid rib, no sign of any side loops on the socket, 0.02 kg in weight, metal detected. Possibly MBA (S1). For other socketed bronze arrowheads see Brandon 018, Hinderclay 017 and Wetheringsett 015.
June 1992: fragment of possible small quoit-headed pin (small find number 2619), sketch in file.
Also spearhead/arrowhead tip - small find number 2058 (S2).
All metal detected finds.
February 1999: Magnetometer survey by Peter Cott. For results (minimal) see (S3).
2003: Geophysical survey followed by part excavation located preh pottery (flint tempered), worked flints, post hole/s and pit/s. See preh. Details in SCCAS Report 2003/66.
See also IA, Preh, Rom, Sax, Med & PMed & Un.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): Cummings D & Murrell P, 1992 per Newman J (Ipswich), drawing.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S1)(S2).
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, drawing, undated.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Various. Cott P J, Geophysics Survey Report, PJC/45, February 1999, ill.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

May 3 2017 2:32PM

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