Monument record BAD 002 - Anglo-Saxon artefact scatter of bronze bowls. (Sax)

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Bronze bowls (lost), found during construction of railway at `Gate Ford' (S1).


Grid reference Centred TM 0787 5618 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM05NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Bronze bowls (lost), found during construction of railway at `Gate Ford' (S1).
1. Coptic bowl.
2. Bowl with animal head handles and ornamented escutcheons and cover (S2)(S4).
3. Pot full of denarii - see Rom (R4)
"With the hanging bowl was a shallow bronze bowl & broken crock (?Rom) containing coins dating from Antonius Pius (AD 138-161)" (S1). Siting after B Brown (S1)(S3) but also note siting of ?same objects at BAD 004.
Details of objects, references and alternative findspot in (S5). Also Rom.

Sources/Archives (14)

  • <M1> (No record type): B Brown archive: map.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM05NE4, B Brown entry 1.8.1951.
  • <R1> (No record type): Archaeologia 56, 48, 333.
  • <R2> (No record type): Watling H, Drawing in IPSMG (probably from originals, as the decorations on the escutcheons seem to .
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: copy (S5)(S7).
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk (VCH). 333.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, map 89.
  • <S4> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card A/S.
  • <S5> (No record type): White R H, `The Hanging Bowl from Badley bridge (Needham Market), Suffolk: A Reappraisal', publicat.
  • <S6> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk (VCH). 1911, 333.
  • <S7> (No record type): Allen J R, 'Bronze Bowl found at Needham Market, Suffolk', Reliquary, 6, 1900 242-50.
  • <S8> Bibliographic reference: Meaney, A.. 1964. Gazeteer of Early Anglo Saxon Burial Sites.
  • <S9> Bibliographic reference: Geake, H.. 1997. The use of grave-goods in conversion-period England.
  • <S10> Monograph: West, S.. 1998. A Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Material From Suffolk, East Anglian Archaeology.

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Apr 13 2021 10:19AM

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