Record Details

NHER Number:10531
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age stone find


A Bronze Age perforated stone axe hammer was found in 1976 during construction of the Loddon bypass.

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Grid Reference:TM 350 989
Map Sheet:TM39NE

Full description

1976. Stray Find.
In spoil excavated during construction of Loddon bypass; from peat up to 20 feet [6m] deep by river:
1 Bronze Age stone axe hammer with hour-glass perforation. Possibly made on erratic nodule. Remains of two longitudinal ribs on each side. See drawing (S1).
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • AXE HAMMER (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Illustration: Gregory, T. 1976. Drawing of a Bronze Age perforated stone axe hammer. Card. 1:1.

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