Record Details

NHER Number:41383
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Eaton Bronze Age hoard and a Late Saxon brooch

Summary

In 2005 a hoard of 145 Bronze Age copper alloy objects was found in a garden. The majority of these pieces were axeheads, spearheads and sword blades. A Viking brooch was also discovered.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG20NW
Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

April 2005.
Bronze Age hoard - one hundred and firty-five items dating to about 800 BC.
Viking brooch.
See (S1) and (S2) in file.
A. Cattermole (NLA) 26 April 2005.

See twenty-one sheets of catalogue by A. E. W. in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 3 February 2006.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLANGED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • HOARD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • CHISEL (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • GOUGE (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • INGOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • RING (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SPEAR (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SWORD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • BROOCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 26 Apr 2005. 26 April.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 19 Dec 2005. 19 December 2005.

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