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.
From ploughsoil.
1 complete Late Bronze Age socketed axe (S1).
Amended H. Hamilton (HES), 26 June 2014.

1968. Stray find.
From ploughsoil.
1 Late Bronze Age socketed axe (S2 and S3).
Amended H. Hamilton (HES), 26 June 2014.

1970. Stray find.
From ploughsoil.
1 fragment of a Late Bronze Age socketed axe (S1).
Amended H. Hamilton (HES), 26 June 2014.

All from same place, near edge of wood.

Before 1972. Stray find.
1 Bronze Age decorated mount, (S4).
See full details in file.
Amended H. Hamilton (HES), 26 June 2014.

Before 1987. Stray find.
2 Late Bronge Age socketed axes (1 complete, 1 partial) (S5) [1].
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)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Stiffkey.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Clough, T.. 1970. Drawing of a complete Late Bronze Age socketed axe and a Late Bonze Age cutting edge fragment.. Card. 1:1.
<S2>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.
<S3>Illustration: Clough, T.. 1969. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age socketed axe.. Paper. 1:1.
<S4>Illustration: Clough, T.. 1972. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy decorative mount with a broken central pin/nail.. Card. 1:1.
<S5>Illustration: Wymer, J.. 1985. Drawing of a 2 Late Bronze Age socketed axes, one nearly complete and the other a partial and a Late Bronze Age sword fragment.. Paper. 1:1.

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