Record Details

NHER Number:8231
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age palstave/flanged axe


In 1948 a Bronze Age palstave or flanged axe was found at this location during the filling in of gun pits (NHER 57882).

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3741 2509
Map Sheet:TG32NE

Full description

1948. Casual observation [1].
Found while filling in gun pits (NHER 57882).
1 Bronze Age unlooped palstave (S1) or flanged axe (S2).
BA index (Copy NCM card).
E. Rose (NAU), 28 January 1982.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • AXEHEAD (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.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Stalham.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Rose, E.. 1954. Drawing of a Bronze Age palstave or flanged axe.. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Monograph: Rowlands, M. J. 1976. The Organisation of Middle Bronze Age Metalworking. British Archaeological Report. No 31. No 259.

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