Poorly Located Find Spot record LKH 598 - Bronze Age socketed axe, River Little Ouse, Lakenheath

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Summary

Plain socketed axe with loop. Formerly recorded as LKH MISC

Location

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

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Plain socketed axe with loop. No internal ribs. Very good condition, with deep brown patina. Length 9.7 cms. Dated (found in ?) 1914 by Mr Wymer (John Wymer's Father) from `Little Ouse at Lakenheath' (S1)(S2). This may actually have come from the river in Brandon rather than Lakenheath parish, note position of other finds of BA metalwork from the Little Ouse.

Formerly recorded as LKH MISC

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 959-277A, 1959.
  • <S2> (No record type): Pendleton C, The Distribution of BA metalwork in NW Suffolk, BA dissertation, Nottingham, 1985, numb.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:47AM

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