Poorly Located Find Spot record LKH 476 - Findspot of Bronze-Age metalwork
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|Grid reference||TL 7 8 (point) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||LAKENHEATH, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK|
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The Clouston collection of BA & IA metalwork. A total of 69 bronzes listed as from various locations, mainly in NW Suffolk and SW Norfolk, which have now been shown to be bogus. Actually stolen from Devizes & Winchester museums, and other pieces formerly from Zimmerman collection found in NW Germany. The majority of the collection was sold to Dr Clouston by G Pryke Gathercole of Lakenheath (S1)(S2)(S3)(S5).
Finds in Clouston collection listed as from Lakenheath parish with false locations, include the following items in IPSMG (catalogue prefix 1934-76):- 15 double fork-like implement from Undley Common; -11,12 two fibulae from Lakenheath Warren; -14 wire earrings from Lakenheath Warren; -17 nine spirals of wire from Lakenheath Warren; -31,32,33,34 four bangles from Lakenheath Warren; -35 wire bracelet from Lakenheath Warren; -2 socketed axe from Lakenheath Warren; -43,55 two palstaves from Stallard; -27 tweezers from New Fen; -44 palstave from New Fen; -3 very large palstave from Little Ouse; -20 socketed axe from Burnt Fen; -37 bracelet from Burnt Fen; -16 two rivetted dagger from Lakenheath Fen; -21,22 two socketed axes from Lakenheath Fen. Also, -48 a honestone from Lakenheath Fen and -47 pierced quartzite from Lakenheath Warren (S4). Further Clouston objects in Cambridge Museum.
Formerly recorded as LKH MISC
- <S1> SSF15874 (No record type): Pendleton C, The Distribution of BA metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA dissertation, Nottingham 1985, 8 & 4.
- <M1> SSF50072 Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: copy (S2).
- <S2> SSF17656 (No record type): Robinson Dr P H, letter, 7 July 1984.
- <M2> SSF36695 (No record type): Photographs: AOJ 10-12.
- <S3> SSF21199 (No record type): Shell Dr C A, letter, 1984.
- <S4> SSF50070 Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, cards 1934-76.2,3,11,12,14-17,20-22,27,31-35,37,43-44,47-48,55.
- <S5> SSF20291 (No record type): SAU, photographs AOJ 10-12, July 1983.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
May 21 2020 8:47AM