Record Details

NHER Number:18447
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age metal find

Summary

A Bronze Age looped and socketed copper alloy axehead was found in 1982.

Images - none

Location

Parish:WEST DEREHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Found before July 1982.
'From Church Road area' (probably square TF 66-02-).
Looped and socketed bronze axe-head.
Identified by R. Trett (KLM), 30 July 1982.

Drawing (S1) in Illustration Library by A. Lawson (NAU), 9 September 1982 who notes:
Linear facetted axe.
Dull bronze green surfaces.
Some damage to cutting edge etc.
Light green corrosion.
Surface scratched.
Dull casting.
Weight 158.5gms.
No internal ribs.
E. Rose (NAU), 18 October 1982.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Gregory, A.. 1982. Drawing of a Bronze Age looped and socketed copper alloy axehead.. Paper. 1:1.

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