Record Details

NHER Number:20178
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman votive axes and coin

Summary

Two Roman miniature votive axes and a Roman coin found in 1974. These finds could also be from sites NHER 5357, NHER 5455, NHER 5461 or NHER 5462.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 730 875
Map Sheet:TL78NW
Parish:HOCKWOLD CUM WILTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

August 1974.
Reference found in old field book by S. Mottram (KLM) to objects brought for identification 31 August 1974; location given as '875 730 in field east of Hockwold to Lakenheath road'. Grid reference is clearly reversed but points to area three fields east of road; so could really be from sites NHER 5357, NHER 5455, NHER 5461 or NHER 5462.
Two miniature Roman copper alloy votive axes.
'Also late 3rd century coin,' no details.
Outline sketch of axes in file.
E.M. James (KLM) 20 February 1984.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • AXEHEAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • CEREMONIAL OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MINIATURE OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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