Poorly Located Find Spot record MNL 998 - Bronze Age flanged or haft flanged axe, Wilde Street, Beck Row

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Bronze flanged or haft flanged axe, or possibly palstave. Formerly recorded as MNL MISC


Grid reference TL 67 78 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish Beck Row, Holywell Row and Kenny Hill, Forest Heath, Suffolk


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Bronze flanged or haft flanged axe, or possibly palstave. Butt end only. Pitted with invasive corrosion. Length 7.5 cms, weight 139 gms. "Found in Wilde Street, Mildenhall, 1883" (S1)(S2)(S3).
Possibly Class 5 flanged axe (S4) of LEBA, or EMBA if haft flanged (S1).

Formerly recorded as MNL MISC

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Mildenhall 1920-51.13,2,8, undated.
  • <S2> (No record type): Pendleton C, The Distribution of BA Metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA dissertation, Nottingham, 1985, numb.
  • <S3> (No record type): National Bronze Implements Catalogue, BM, (ill).
  • <S4> (No record type): Needham S, The EBA Axeheads of Central & S England, PhD Thesis, Cardiff, 1983, 348-349, fig 84.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:47AM

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