Monument record 0439100000 - ARETE ABOVE VELVET LAWN

Summary

Late Bronze Age metalwork found whilst metal-detecting.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Late Bronze Age finds, found by metal-detecting

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Description

5 PIECES. FOUND AS COMPACT GROUP C.100MM BELOW GRASS C.2M FROM FENCE BY MR D CRITOPH. ENTIRE HOARD RECOVERED. UNLIKELY ASSOC WITH SETTLEMENT. ALL PIECES DAMAGED AT TIME OF BURIAL SO ONLY WORTH SCRAP VALUE. EXPLANATION OF DEPOSITION SEEMS MOST LIKELY FOR RELIGIOUS OR SUPERSTITIOUS PURPOSES (B3).

Sources (4)

  • <1>SBC3254 Unpublished document: 1978. CRITOPH MR D & FARLEY M E, OCT 1978 (DRAWINGS BY MRS B ELLIOTT, FILED).
  • <2>SBC3253 Bibliographic reference: CRITOPH MR D & FARLEY M E, DEC 1978 & FIELD VISIT BY M E FARLEY.
  • <3>SBC2212 Article in monograph: Colin Burgess & David Coombs. 1979. 'BRONZE AGE HOARDS', IN BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL REPORTS 67 PP145-146, FIG 7. No 67 (BAR British Series).
  • <4>SBC3345 Unpublished document: Hal Dalwood. 1984. MDA CARDS.

Location

Grid reference SP 8338 0620 (point) (Exact)
Civil Parish ELLESBOROUGH, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Finds (1)

  • HOARD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

Related Monuments/Buildings (5)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC14001)
  • Event - Intervention: Metal detecting (EBC10226)

Record last edited

Jan 4 2011 1:31PM

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