Record Details

NHER Number:1747
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age stone battle axe

Summary

A Bronze Age battle axe, made of stone.

Images - none

Location

Parish:BURNHAM MARKET, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Stone battle axe.
Petrology No; N.87, altered argillaceous sandstone
Hour glass perforation.
Found during World War One.
R. R. Clarke (NCM)

Location given in (S1), Holme next the Sea, is incorrect.
R. R. Clarke (NCM)

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: 1919. Summary of Proceedings. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol III Pt I (for 1918-19) pp 162-164. p 162.
---Article in Serial: Clough, T. H. Mck. and Green, B. 1972. The petrological identification of stone implements from East Anglia. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol 38 pp 108-155.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 84 SW 15.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Article in Serial: Roe, F. E. S. 1966. The Battle-Axe Series in Britain. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol XXXII pp 199-245. No 132.

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