Record Details

NHER Number:1858
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age metal hoard

Summary

A hoard of five Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axeheads and a decorated mount were found in the same area at the edge of a wood between 1967 and 1972.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF94SE
Parish:STIFFKEY, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1967. Stray Find.
Found by [1] in ploughsoil:
1 Late Bronze Age copper alloy complete socketed axehead. See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2).
Amended H. Hamilton (HES), 26 June 2014.

1968. Stray find.
Found by [2] in ploughsoil:
1 Late Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead. See drawing (S3).
This discovery was reported in (S4).
Information from (S2).
Amended H. Hamilton (HES), 26 June 2014.

1970. Stray find.
Found by [1] in same place as axehead discovered in 1967:
1 Late Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead fragment. See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2).
Amended H. Hamilton (HES), 26 June 2014.

Before 1972. Stray find.
Found by [1]:
1 Bronze Age copper alloy decorative mount. See drawing (S5).
See full details in file.
Amended H. Hamilton (HES), 26 June 2014.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • PERSONAL ORNAMENT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • HOARD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Clough, T. 1970. Drawing of a complete Late Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead and the cutting edge from a second. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Stiffkey.
<S3>Illustration: Clough, T. 1968. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axe. Paper. 1:1.
<S4>Article in Serial: Clough, T. H. Mck.. 1969. Recent Discoveries of Late Bronze Age Metalwork in Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXIV Pt IV pp 348-351. pp 348-349.
<S5>Illustration: Clough, T. 1972. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy decorative mount with a broken central pin/nail. Card. 1:1.

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