Monument record MNL 079 - Delph, Mildenhall

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Snake headed bronze bracelet found in 1949.


Grid reference Centred TL 7054 7950 (50m by 51m)
Map sheet TL77NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Snake headed bronze bracelet found in 1949. Findspot recorded as TL 7044 7950 on 6 inch map by C W Phillips in 1950 (S1,R1) although clearly marked as TL 7055 7950 by Briscoe (S2). Pottery and a snake headed bronze bracelet are also recorded as from TL 704 796 (S1,S3) but this probably relates to the same find. Within MNL 171 area of Roman scatter.

Find spot TL 704 795 ("in the Delph") recorded for Roman pottery, building materials, oyster shells etc and the double snake headed bracelet although association not stated (S4). Probably also recorded in Briscoe diaries (S5).

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL77NW3,.
  • <S2> Cartographic materials: MIHLM. 6 inch record map. MIHLM, 6 inch record map.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Phillips C W. 1970. The Fenland in Roman Times. Phillips C W, The Fenland in Roman Times, London, 1970, 241.
  • <S4> Article in serial: C. I. Fell, M. A., F. S. A., and Grace Briscoe, M. B., B. S., F. S. A. 1952. Archaeological Notes.
  • <S5> Unpublished document: Lady Grace Briscoe. Grace Briscoe archive. Briscoe Lady G, diaries 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952.
  • <S6> Photograph: SCCAS?. Photograph : AKX 24. Photograph : AKX 24.
  • <S7> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 22 2021 11:25AM

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