Record Details

NHER Number:2233
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age perforated stone axe hammer or mace hammer


In 1969 a Bronze Age polished stone axe-hammer or mace-hammer was recovered from this area.

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Grid Reference:TF 565 157
Map Sheet:TF51NE

Full description

Polished stone axe-hammer (or mace-hammer) with almost straight perforation; no cutting edge - blunt. Length 12.1 cms Breadth 6.2cms. Possibly found during ditch cleaning (Stratigraphy 3ft (0.9m) clean silt, 3 ft (0.9m) peat, clay). N.127 Olivine Dolerite.
Information from KLM
T. Clough (NAU).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 51 NE 5.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Tilney St Lawrence.
<S1>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.

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