Find Spot record MLI42609 - Bronze Age Socketed Axehead, Tetford


A Bronze Age socketed bronze axe found in Tetford Wood in 1957.

Type and Period (1)

  • (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 801 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A Bronze Age socketed bronze axe found in Tetford Wood in 1957. The OS grid reference given is TF 3315 7601. {1}{2} A faceted socketed axe found on Tetford Hill in 1957. [Tetford Wood is on Tetford Hill.] The grid reference given is also TF 3315 7601 (as in the OS record above) but this grid reference is in Maidenwell parish some way from Tetford Wood. {3} The axehead is in Lincoln Museum. The six figure grid reference (TF 332 759) given in the Lincoln Museum records seems a more reasonable location. {4}

Sources/Archives (4)

  •  Index: SMR FILE. TETFORD. TF 37 NW L -.
  •  Index: OS CARD INDEX. TETFORD. TF 37 NW 12,1964, HARPER F R.
  •  Article in Serial: P.J. Davey. 1973. 'Bronze Age Metalwork from Lincolnshire' in Archaeologia. vol.104, p.77, Fig.14.146.
  •  Artefact: 1957. CITY AND COUNTY MUSEUM COLLECTION 1957. LCNCC 32.57.



Grid reference TF 332 759 (point) Estimated from sources

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Record last edited

Mar 21 2021 8:35PM


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