Record Details

NHER Number:22984
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Bronze Age socketed axehead

Summary

Metal detecting in 1986 recovered the blade of a Late Bronze Age socketed axehead, dated from 1000 BC to 600 BC.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 73 00
Map Sheet:TF70SW
Parish:OXBOROUGH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

September 1986. Found with metal detector southeast of old Rectory. [1].
Much corroded blade end of Late Bronze Age socketed axehead about 1000 BC to 600 BC.
Drawn and identified by J. Wymer (NAU). See (S1).
A. Rogerson (NAU), October 1986.

Grid reference corrected. A. Rogerson (NAU), May 1987.

February 2015. Metal-detecting. Site extended 50m to the south. [2].
KLMD022015 - PAS details to follow.
A. Beckham (HES), 24 February 2015.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: Finder's Map..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Photograph: EXG 1,2.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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