Record Details

NHER Number:6704
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic axehead and Bronze Age rapier

Summary

A Neolithic flint flaked axehead, and a Bronze Age copper alloy rapier, found in 1968.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 189 314
Map Sheet:TG13SE
Parish:ERPINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Before 1968. Stray Find.
1 Neolithic flint axehead. See drawing (S1).
Also some scrapers.
Information from (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 13 November 2015.

1968. Stray Find.
1 Bronze Age copper alloy rapier blade/butt fragment. Trace of one rivet hole or notch pronounced ribs parallel with blade edge and swollen midrib. See drawing (S3).
?Thetford class.
Information from (S4).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 13 November 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • RAPIER (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: [Unknown]. 1968. Drawing of a Neolithic flint axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Erpingham.
<S3>Illustration: Clough, T. 1968. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy rapier. Card. 1:1.
<S4>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Erpingham.

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