|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Bronze Age socketed axehead|
in 1849 a Bronze Age socketed axehead was recovered from the parish of Swaffham. The exact nature and location of this discovery are unclear.
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|Parish:||SWAFFHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
1849? (before 1908). Socketed bronze axe with three vertical ribs 4 1/2 inches (11.5cm) long.
In NCM. 
Copy NCM cards (S1) material checked by A. Lawson (NAU), April 1981.
This axe is easily distinguished by the three thin slightly oblique vertical ribs and damage to the socket opposite the
loop. The other information formerly on NCM card does not relate to this but to NHER 17432.
A. Lawson (NAU), July 1981.
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. p 278. |
|---||Publication: Rye, W. 1909. Catalogue of Antiquities Found Principally in East Anglia. |
|---||Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Swaffham. |
|<S1>||Archive: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
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