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Monument Name Waltham Marsh
SMR Number 3445
Summary Leaf-shaped sword found during gravel extraction on Waltham Marsh.
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Description Leaf-shaped sword found during gravel extraction on Waltham Marsh. <2> Only half the sword blade was found, c12" long. It was stolen from the Crypt Museum at Waltham Abbey on 2nd July 1970, and has not been recovered. <4> Photo in SMR. <5> Drawing also. <6> Other refs: <1> <3>
Monument Type(s) FINDSPOT (Dated 1000BC to 701BC)
Monument Class(es) FIND
Period 1000BC to 701BC Bronze Age
Status Not Known
Administration Area WALTHAM ABBEY, EPPING FOREST, ESSEX
National Grid Reference Square: TL30SE
Ref: 373015
Finds BRONZE SWORD (Dated 1000BC To 701BC)

Events None listed
Sources <1> Desc Text : TL30.021 (unknown) Dated : unknown

<2> RECORD SHEET/FORM : OS cards (Ordnance Survey) TL30SE7, 1975 Dated : unknown

<3> Mention : TL30.027 (unknown) Dated : unknown

<4> CORRESPONDENCE : Finds from Waltham Holy Cross (Bascombe, KN) 25th Jan Dated : 1979

<5> Photograph : TL30.027 (unknown) Dated : unknown

<6> Graphic material : TL30-021 (unknown) Dated : unknown