Monument record MDS 079 - Elm House, Front Street, Mendlesham

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Polished greenstone axe, cutting edge piece.


Grid reference Centred TM 1045 6576 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TM16NW


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Full Description

Polished greenstone axe, cutting edge piece. Surviving fragment 4.5 inches long (maximum) and 3 inches wide. Dug up in garden of Elm House and donated to Ipswich Museum (S1) (S2). Greenstone, petrology number S89 (S3).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <M1> (No record type): Mendlesham survey archive : copy (S1) (S2).
  • <S1> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 970-12, 1970.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM16NW20,.
  • <S3> (No record type): Clough, T.H.Mck. & Green, B.. McKclough T H & Green B, The petrological identification of stone implements from E Anglia, PPS, 38,.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: CBA. 1970. Bulletin Group 7, 17, 1970, 19.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Jun 16 2021 11:34AM

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