Monument record MNL 055 - Findspot of a Bronze-Age bronze faceted socketed axe.

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Bronze faceted socketed axe with single mouth moulding.


Grid reference Centred TL 6822 8030 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL68SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Bronze faceted socketed axe with single mouth moulding. Four internal casting seams. Very good condition. Pale/medium brown, length 12.4 cms (S6).
Dates to LBA 2 (S5).
Findspot recorded as TL 689 803 (S7), TL 682 803 (S3)(S9), TL 6824 8032 (S1), TL 6822 8030 (S2)(S6) and TL 6820 8029 (S8). (S1) was taken from (S2), which agrees fairly closely with (S8) and is therefore taken as relatively accurate.

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL68SE10, (record map).
  • <S2> (No record type): MIHLM, 6 inch record map.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeol in Suff, 1959, PSIA, 28, 1959, (2), 164.
  • <S4> (No record type): Edwardson A R, Bronze Age Metalwork in Moyses Hall Museum, 1968.
  • <S5> (No record type): O'Connor B, Cross Channel Relations in the Later BA, BAR, Int Ser, 91, 1980, 135.
  • <S6> (No record type): Pendleton C F, The Distribution of BA Metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA dissertation, Nottingham, 1985, nu.
  • <S7> (No record type): BSEMH, old catalogue.
  • <S8> (No record type): BSEMH, record map.
  • <S9> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card LBA, 1959.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 19 2013 12:18PM

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