Element record L5065 - Bronze Age palstave & axe, Scrooby


FINDSPOT (Bronze Age)


Grid reference SK 65500 90800 (point)
Map sheet SK69SE
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Scrooby, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Bronze exhibit No 5 - winged celt resembling Evans 63 from Sunningwell. 5.25in long, 2in wide, 2.25in cutting edge, wings 7/8in across but originally slightly more. Weight 9.5oz. Scrooby. No 14 - bronze socketed axe, wedge shaped, similar to Evans No 150 from Wallingford, Berks, but more elaborately decorated. Length 4 3/8in, greatest width 2 3/8in. Cutting edge 2.5in, weight 7oz. Scrooby. (1)
No further siting evidence for these finds was found during field investigation. They have no accession numbers. (2)
No 5 now carries Acc No 295X, No 14 is 294X. (3)
Above grid ref given for these items. (4)

<1> Wardale CF, 1959, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1394.

<2> Emsley RW, 1960, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT669.

<3> Colquhoun FD, 1974, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT582.

<4> TVARC, 1980, Gazetteer, p 17 (Published document). SNT401.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Personal comment: Wardale CF. 1959. Pers Comm.
  • <2> Personal comment: Emsley RW. 1960. Pers Comm.
  • <3> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 1974. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Published document: TVARC. 1980. Gazetteer. p 17 .

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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