Find Spot record MLI51730 - Late Bronze Age Armlet, Cuxwold


A late Bronze Age gold armlet, found on land at Cuxwold.

Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A late Bronze Age gold armlet was found some time before 1857, on the estate of Mr Henry Thorold at Cuxwold. The armlet was of similar workmanship to the Rillaton gold cup, measured 3.25" high, 3.75" across the wider end, and weighed more than 10 oz. The present whereabouts of the item is unknown. {1}{2}{3}{4}{5}{6} A drawing of the armlet was made by William Stukeley, at some time between 1758 and his death in 1765, indicating that the artefact must have been found by at least this time. {7}

Sources/Archives (7)

  •  Index: Lincolnshire County Council. Sites and Monuments Record Card Index. TA 10 SE: B.
  •  Index: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Card Index. TA 10 SE: 5.
  •  Article in Serial: TROLLOPE, E.. 1857. ARCHAEOLOGICAL JOURNAL. vol.14, pp.92-3.
  •  Article in Serial: 1867. ARCHAEOLOGICAL JOURNAL. vol.24, p.193.
  •  Article in Serial: P.J. Davey. 1973. 'Bronze Age Metalwork from Lincolnshire' in Archaeologia. vol.104, p.86, fig.24.228.
  •  Article in Serial: C.W. Phillips. 1935. 'The Present State of Archaeology in Lincolnshire: Part 2' in the Archaeological Journal. vol.91, p.164.
  •  Article in Serial: A.J. White (ed.). 1980. 'Archaeology in Lincolnshire and South Humberside, 1979' in Lincolnshire History and Archaeology. vol.15, pp.82-3.



Grid reference TA 1719 0111 (point) Estimated from Sources

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Aug 2 2023 12:55PM


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