Find Spot record MCC1796 - Bronze Age palstave, Glen Avenue, Colchester


Bronze Age palstave (and amber bead), recorded in 1937.


Grid reference TL 97614 25326 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A group 1 bronze palstave and amber bead found in 1937, possibly from a Bronze Age burial group.<1> The palstave with amber bead jammed between the flanges found during the removal of a hedge bank from the west side of Glen Avenue (TL976253).<2><3><4>
COLEM 1937.916<5>

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Index: Essex County Council. 1972. Colchester SMR (computer). SMR11805.
  • <2> Serial: Colchester Museums. 1962. Colchester Museum Reports 1934-1962. Vol 44, p.11.
  • <3> Index: Ordnance Survey. 1876. Ordnance Survey Cards. TL92NE9.
  • <4> Serial: Society of Antiquaries. 1968. Vol. XLVIII The Antiquaries Journal. XLVIII. pp.1-4.
  • <5> Serial: Colchester Museums. 1962. Colchester Museum Reports 1934-1962. COLEM1937.916.

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Jan 24 2017 8:14AM

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