Find Spot record IPS 138 - Orwell Works, Ipswich, (IAS 9003).

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Summary

Greenstone axe with pointed butt.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 171 438 (100m by 100m)
Map sheet TM14SE
Civil Parish IPSWICH, IPSWICH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

c. 1870: "Celt" of greenstone with pointed butt, 4.5 inches by 2.5 inches. Rock is composed of small feldspar laths, quartz grains and epidote in a matrix of chlorite with zoisite, clinozoisite, sphene, leucocene and granular iron ores (S1). A Tuff of the composition and appearance of the Borrowdale Tuffs from the Pike of Stickle Factory. Group VI, (S1-S4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): Petrological Report, 1956, Enquiry 1513..
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. 1935-62.
  • <S2> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 9003.
  • <S3> Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 9003.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 17 2017 12:44PM

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