Record Details

NHER Number:10022
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age metalwork hoard

Summary

In 1844 a hoard of Bronze Age metalwork was discovered during the digging of a ditch. It included more than twenty-two objects, including at least ten socketed axes, two winged axes, one spearhead, one palstave, one hammer, two chisels and five gouges.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TM19SW
Parish:CARLETON RODE, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1844.
Late Bronze Age hoard found in digging ditch.
See file for (S1), (S2), (S3), (S4), (S5) and (S6).
E. Rose (NLA), 15 March 1991.

One of the chisels from this hoard is in the HES handling collection (archaeology dustbin).
C. Bradshaw (HES), 20 August 2014.

Three of the objects are also figured in (S7).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • SPEAR (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • PALSTAVE (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
  • CHISEL (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • GOUGE (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • HAMMER (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • HOARD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • INGOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • WINGED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 19 SW 10.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Article in Serial: 1845. Proceedings of the Central Committee of the British Archaeological Association. Journal of the British Archaeological Association. First Series Vol I pp 43-67. pp 51 and 58-59; Fig.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Carleton Rode [3].
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
---Article in Serial: 1845. Proceedings of the Central Committee of the British Archaeological Association. The Archaeological Journal. Vol II pp 72-92.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Carleton Rode hoard.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Clarke, R.R. (NCM). The Carleton Rode hoard.
<S3>Illustration: Unknown. 1844. Drawings of Late Bronze Age socketed axes, winged axes, a spearhead, palstave, hammer, chisels and gouges.. Paper. 1:1.
<S4>Illustration: Unknown. 1844. Drawings of Late Bronze Age socketed axes, winged axes, a spearhead, palstave, hammer, chisels and gouges.. Paper. 1:1.
<S5>Illustration: Unknown. Unknown. Sketches of two Late Bronze Age socketed axes.. Paper. 1:1.
<S6>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
<S7>Publication: Kemble, J. 1863. Horae Ferales; or Studies in the Archaeology of the Northern Nations. Figs 39-40 and 42.

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