Poorly Located Find Spot record LKH 467 - Findspot of a probable Bronze-Age hoard

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Summary

Probable hoard accepted as such by Fox (S1). Formerly recorded as LKH MISC

Location

Grid reference TL 7 8 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL78SW
Civil Parish LAKENHEATH, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Probable hoard accepted as such by Fox (S1). Found in `Lakenheath' in same field in period of 6-7 years (1906-1912). Consisting of:- pieces of a decorated socketed axe; blade end of palstave decorated with 4 parallel flutings, length 5.9 cms, weight 162 gms; blade fragment of sword, with edge bevels. Slight S bend in blade suggests deliberate breakage, length 8 cms, weight 98 gms; 5 fragments of ingot/cake, lengths between 3.5 and 4.7 cms, weights between 61 and 187 gms, totalling 603 gms. Formerly listed as Cambridge Museum 1908.115 (S2)(S3)(S4).

Formerly recorded as LKH MISC

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): Fox Sir C, The Archaeol of the Cambridge Region, 1923, 18, 324;.
  • <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, Ms, figs.
  • <S4> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Lakenheath BA, undated.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:47AM

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