Record Details

NHER Number:22533
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age axehead

Summary

A flat axehead, dating to the Bronze Age, made of copper alloy.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0150 1937
Map Sheet:TG01NW
Parish:BILLINGFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

March 1986.
Found on chute when gravel was being quarried in area this NGR.
Flat axe of copper or copper alloy, broken at butt and battered by machinery.
Fresh metal thus exposed is copper coloured.
Otherwise in good condition with no trace of corrosion.
Undecorated.
See (S1)
F. Healy (NAU) 24 April 1986.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • FLAT AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Healy, F.. 1986. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy flat axehead.. Film. 1:1.

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