|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Bronze Age socketed axehead|
In 1970 part of a Bronze Age socketed axe with double moulding around the mouth was found in a posthole. The fragment was pitted and corroded.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 8890 2605|
|Parish:||RAYNHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1970. Found after ploughing in post hole dug by auger 60cm (2ft) deep, oak tree now growing in hole.
Fragment of the mouth of a socketed bronze axe with double mouth moulding. Probably undecorated. Pitted by corrosion. An old break.
Seen 1973 by E.B. Green (NCM) and T.H. Mck. Clough (NAU).
E. Rose (NAU/NLA).
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Serial: 1973. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1973. No 20. p 12. |
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 82 NE 20. |
|---||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. Raynham. |
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