Record Details

NHER Number:5370
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age axehead, Hockwold Fen

Summary

A Bronze Age socketed axehead found in 1927.

Images - none

Location

Parish:HOCKWOLD CUM WILTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1927.
Socketed copper alloy axe found by [1] 1 mile north of the river Little Ouse in 'black land' whilst ploughing in Hockwold Fen.
105mm long, 47mm wide.
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

---Archive: British Museum. 1913 onwards. Bronze Age Index.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Hockwold-cum-Wilton.

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