Poorly Located Find Spot record MNL 994 - Bronze Age chapes, Cupola; Coplow; Undley Row

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Summary

Two `winged chapes' of Halstatt C date, `found together' (S1) at Coplow (now Cupola Farm), Undley:- a) with slight incised decoration on socket moulding (slightly damaged). Formerly recorded as MNL MISC

Location

Grid reference TL 67 78 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL67NE
Civil Parish LAKENHEATH, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Two `winged' chapes `found together' (S1) at Coplow (now Cupola Farm), Undley:- a) with slight incised decoration on socket moulding (slightly damaged). One peg hole only. Max length 11.6 cms, weight 53.15 gms; b) retains one (of two) pegs. Slight damage on interior of `wings'. Max length 12.5 cms, weight 49.61 gms (S2). Cowens type A4 and A1 chapes (S3), Halstatt form of C7 BC (S2).
Formerly sold by S G Fenton to Canon Greenwell, bought back on 28 June 1918 (Lot 411 Sothebys), then bought by IPSMG on 14 July 1936 (Lot 161, Sothebys) (S2).
Cupola Farm probably extended into Lakenheath parish.
According to IPSMG card found at `Undley Row' (S7).
Also socketed hammer from Cupola Farm - see CRN 09304, and pegged spearhead - see CRN 00481.

Formerly recorded as MNL MISC

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> (No record type): National Bronze Implements Catalogue, BM, (ill).
  • <S2> (No record type): Pendleton C, The Distribution of BA metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA dissertation, Nottingham, 1985, numb.
  • <S3> (No record type): Cowen J D, The Hallstatt Sword of Bronze, PPS, 33, 1967, 377-454.
  • <S4> (No record type): Evans J, The ancient bronze implements, weapons & ornaments of GB & Ireland, 1881, 306, fig 375.
  • <S5> (No record type): Fox C, The Archaeology of the Cambridge Region, 1923, 60.
  • <S6> (No record type): O`Connor B, BAR int, 91, 1980, 134, fig 75.
  • <S7> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Mildenhall LBA & Undley Row, 1936-244, 13 & 14.

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:47AM

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