Record Details

NHER Number:2639
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age socketed axehead

Summary

In 1966 a facetted and socketed Bronze Age axehead was recovered from this site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7000 0036
Map Sheet:TF70SW
Parish:WRETTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1966. Found in garden beside quarry. Around 250 yds (230m) northwest of Bell (Public House).
Facetted, socketed, bronze axe, three hafting ribs each side in socket.
Drawing NCM (copy S1).
Green Card done.
W. Milligan (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

---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 70 SW 33.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Wretham.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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