Record Details

NHER Number:5819
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age socketed axehead

Summary

At an unspecified date a Bronze Age unornamented socketed axehead was recovered from Thetford.

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Location

Parish:THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Bronze unornamented socketed axe 10.6cm (4.25in) long.
Held by NCM, formerly part of the Fitch Collection .
See (S1), (S2), (S3), (S4) and the Bronze Age index.
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

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 88 SE 75.
---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. Thetford.
<S1>Publication: Rye, W. 1909. Catalogue of Antiquities Found Principally in East Anglia. p 27; No 296.
<S2>Article in Serial: 1872. Appendix. Extracts from the Proceedings of the Committee. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol VII pp 349-374. p 373.
<S3>Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. p 278.
<S4>Publication: Evans, J. 1881. The Ancient Bronze Implements, Weapons and Ornaments of Great Britain and Ireland. p 122.

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