Record Details

NHER Number:7576
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age socketed axehead

Summary

In 1971 a Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead, with small facets on the corners, was found in this field during potato picking.

Images

  • A Bronze Age axehead from Swanton Abbott.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TG 261 274
Map Sheet:TG22NE
Parish:SWANTON ABBOTT, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1971.
Bronze socketed axe found in lifting potatoes. Small facets on corners.
Drawn by T. H. Mck. Clough (NAU), 1972 1/1 (S1).
In NCM. [1]
Compiled by E. B. Green (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: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Swanton Abbot.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Clough, T.. 1971. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead.. Card. 1:1.

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