Record Details

NHER Number:12928
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age axehead


A Bronze Age socketed axehead, made of copper alloy, was found here in 1977.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 75 36
Map Sheet:TF73NE

Full description

1977. Found in Norman's Breck.
Bronze Age socketed axe, facetted angle type, (S1).
A. Lawson (NAU) reports a rumour that soon afterwards the same ploughman found a second similar.

Before April 2005.
Bronze Age socketed axe first recorded in 1977, re-reported and (S2) taken.
E. Darch (NLA), 25 May 2005.

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: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Lawson, A.. 1977. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.

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