Monument record MNL 179 - Hayland Drove

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Summary

1957: Bronze knife, trapezoid butt with three rivet holes and two side notches.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 6535 7742 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1957: Bronze knife, trapezoid butt with three rivet holes and two side notches. Narrow blade. Further notches on base probably damage. Extensive corosion. 14.1 cms long. Found by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) in 1957 on ploughsoil surface. Probably late MBA (S1)(S2)(S7).
Findspot checked with finder as (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) (S6), all incorrect (S1)(S2). Various findspots given & marked on first two fields on NW side of Haylands Drove by Edwardson, circa 1957, who also records a flint barbed arrowhead from same location (S8).
Palstave, MNL 051 from same field.
For fieldwalking history and finds scatters in this field, see MNL 43 and MNL 225.

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <S1> (No record type): Pendleton C F, A Catalogue of the Preh Metalwork from West Row, 1976, Mss, unpublished.
  • <M1> (No record type): BSEMH map archive: notes & microfilm.
  • <S2> (No record type): Pendleton C F, The Distribution of BA metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA dissertation, Nottingham, 1985, nu.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 27, 1957, (3), 183.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 28, 1958, (1), 94.
  • <S5> (No record type): Edwardson A R, BA metalwork in Moyses Hall Museum, 1968, plate II.
  • <S6> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Mildenhall EBA.
  • <S7> Bibliographic reference: Rowlands M J. 1976. The Organisation of MBA metalworking. (2), 419.
  • <S8> (No record type): BSEMH, 6 inch record maps (2), XXNE, A R Edwardson entries, circa 1957.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Feb 6 2009 12:30PM

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