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Monument Name Grays Thurrock - only 4 fig grid ref
SMR Number 1656
Summary Bronze age founder's hoard discovered in a cavity in the chalk at Grays in 1906.
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Description "Bronze age founder's hoard discovered in a cavity in the chalk at Grays in 1906". It consisted of c298 pieces, mainly axes, axe fragments, knives, spears, swords. <1>-<4> In Colchester Museum. <5>
Monument Type(s) FINDSPOT (Dated 1000BC to 701BC)
Monument Class(es) FIND
Period 1000BC to 701BC Bronze Age
Status Not Known
Administration Area THURROCK, ESSEX
National Grid Reference Square: TQ67NW
Ref: 610780
Finds BRONZE AXE (WEAPON) (Dated 1000BC To 701BC)

BRONZE HOARD (Dated 1000BC To 701BC)

BRONZE KNIFE (Dated 1000BC To 701BC)

BRONZE SPEAR (Dated 1000BC To 701BC)

BRONZE SWORD (Dated 1000BC To 701BC)

Events None listed
Sources <1> RECORD SHEET/FORM : OS cards (Ordnance Survey) TQ67NW34, 1978 Dated : unknown

<2> Desc Text : SMR form unknown Dated : 1960 0nwards

<3> Desc Text : Antiq J (Butcher, CM) Dated : 1923

<4> Desc Text : Trans Essex Archaeol Soc (Butcher, CM) New Series, Vol 16, p262 Dated : 1923

<5> Artifact : ARTEFACT Col Mus (Colchester Museum) Acc No 2362.11 Dated : unknown