Record Details

NHER Number:2242
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic or Early Bronze Age stone axehammer

Summary

In 1951 a stone axehammer dating to Neolithic or Early Bronze Age was recovered southwest of St Mary's Bridge.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 584 138
Map Sheet:TF51SE
Parish:WIGGENHALL ST GERMANS, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1951. 700ft (213m) southwest of St Mary's Bridge.
Stone axe-hammer.
In NCM [1].
Comp. R. R. Clarke.

N.107, examined by Dr F. S. Wallis, pure quartzite. B. Beeby.
Ordnance Survey Records (S2).
R. J. Rickett 23 February 1990.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Beaker - 4000 BC to 1700 BC)

Associated Finds

  • AXE HAMMER (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 51 SE 1 [2].
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Wiggenhall St Germans.
<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.
<S2>Article in serial: Roe, F. E. S. 1966. The Battle-Axe Series in Britain. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol XXXII pp 199-245. p 236.

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