Record Details

NHER Number:11180
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age stone axe hammer from Woolpack Sand, four and a half miles off Holme next the Sea


A large Bronze Age perforated stone axe hammer was found on oyster beds in 1868.

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Full description

Found on oyster beds near the Woolpack Sand, four and a half miles north of Holme.
Large stone perforated axe hammer.
Probably Cornish.
See (S1).
Information from W. G. Clarke manuscript (Norwich Central Library) 126.

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

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Holme-Next-to-the-sea.
<S1>Article in Serial: Clough, T. H. Mck. and Green, B. 1972. The petrological identification of stone implements from East Anglia. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol 38 pp 108-155. p 118.

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