Record Details

NHER Number:1264
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age stone find

Summary

Part of a Bronze Age stone axehammer was found near to the Bronze Age barrow NHER 1263 in 1954.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 6804 4011
Map Sheet:TF64SE
Parish:OLD HUNSTANTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1954.
'Just south of' perimeter of barrow (NHER 1263).
Part of stone axe-hammer.
Grid reference corrected 19 July 1982 from Unit aerial photographs showing position of NHER 1263.
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---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.
---Article in serial: Roe, F. E. S. 1966. The Battle-Axe Series in Britain. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol XXXII pp 199-245. no. 134.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Hunstanton [2].
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Article in serial: Williams-Thorpe, O., Webb, P. C. and Jones, M. C. 2003. Non-destructive geochemical and magnetic characterisation of Group XVIII dolerite stone axes and shaft-hole implements from England. Journal of Archaeological Science. Vol 30 pp 1237-1267.

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