Monument record MNL 051 - Bronze-Age artefact scatter of pottery and worked objects.

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Summary

Found within area of Neo finds scatter, MNL 043.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6546 7736 (61m by 93m)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Found within area of Neo finds scatter, MNL 043.
November 1956: Bronze palstave with trident decoration, found by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) on plough soil surface. Edge damaged. Length 15.9 cms (S1). Class I, group 3 palstave of late MBA to LBA 2 date (S4).
Cited findspots, (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s).
Note bone `ferrule' (MNL 227) from same scatter.
Circa 1970-1987: Thin scatter of worked flint, pottery and animal bone found by C Pendleton and (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) in adjoining corners of fields F21 and F40. Finds include comb decorated beaker sherd. Also triangular arrowhead from (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) (catalogue number A175).

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> (No record type): Pendleton C F, The Distribution of Bronze Age Metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA dissertation, Nottingham, .
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeol in Suff, 1956, PSIA, 27, 1956, (2), 116.
  • <S3> (No record type): Edwardson A R, Bronze Age Metalwork in Moyses Hall Museum, 1968.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Rowlands M J. 1976. The Organisation of MBA metalworking. number 973 (S5) BSEMH, map (S6) O.
  • <S7> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card MBA, 1956.
  • <S8> (No record type): Payne A, 1980.
  • <S9> (No record type): MIHLM, 6 inch record map.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

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Record last edited

Aug 19 2013 12:15PM

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