Record Details

NHER Number:1641
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age axehead

Summary

A Bronze Age socketed axehead, made of copper alloy, found in 1950.

Images - none

Location

Parish:DOCKING, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

June 1950. Stray Find.
Found at Lugden Hill Farm:
Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead. See drawing (S1).
This discovery was reported in the local press (S2).
Information from (S3).
R. R. Clarke (NCM)

Lugden Hill Farm is Luggan Hill's Farm, see (S4).
R. R. Clarke (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

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 74 NE 7.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Docking.
<S1>Illustration: [Unknown]. 1950. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1950. [unknown]. 13 June.
<S3>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Docking.
<S4>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.

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