Record Details

NHER Number:19368
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Possible Late Bronze Age hoard

Summary

A socketed copper alloy axe with five ribs on each face and two hafting ridges inside was found with a fragment of a spearhead inside it. This may be a Late Bronze Age hoard.

Images - none

Location

Parish:BURNHAM THORPE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1983.
Found on mound while gassing rabbits. Detailed location not given.
Socketed copper alloy axe with five ribs on each face. Inside, two hafting ridges.
Fragment of socket? of spearhead found inside axe.
Possible hoard?
See (S1).
E. Green (NCM), 1983.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • HOARD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SPEAR (Late Bronze Age - 1000 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: Finds Illustrations.

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