Record Details

NHER Number:2511
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age metal find

Summary

A Bronze Age socketed copper alloy axehead was found on West Dereham Fen in the early 20th century.

Images - none

Location

Parish:WEST DEREHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Socketed axe in West Dereham Fen. 9.8cm (4 inches) long; loop hole has become rather blocked, surface very rough. Bronze Index (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

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

---Publication: Norwich Castle Museum. 1910. Catalogue of Antiquities in Norwich Castle Museum.. p 26 no. 273.
---Article in serial: Clarke, W. G. 1919. The Distribution of Flint and Bronze Implements in Norfolk. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol III Pt I (for 1918-19) pp 147-149. p 149.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Dereham West.
<S1>Unpublished document: British Museum. National Bronze Index.

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