Poorly Located Find Spot record LKH 467 - Findspot of a probable Bronze-Age hoard
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|Grid reference||TL 7 8 (point) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||LAKENHEATH, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (1)
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
- <S1> SSF6612 (No record type): Fox Sir C, The Archaeol of the Cambridge Region, 1923, 18, 324;.
- <S2> SSF15934 (No record type): Pendleton C, The Distribution of BA metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA dissertation, Nottingham, 1985, numb.
- <S3> SSF11645 (No record type): National Bronze Implements Catalogue, BM, Ms, figs.
- <S4> SSF50070 Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Lakenheath BA, undated.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
May 21 2020 8:47AM