Record Details

NHER Number:2362
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
Map Sheet:TF82NE

Full description

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).

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

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Raynham.

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