Record Details

NHER Number:2314
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age axehead from southwest of Field Barn

Summary

A Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead was found. 'Reddish-brown' pottery was found in the adjacent field.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 767 230
Map Sheet:TF72SE
Parish:LITTLE MASSINGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1951. About 1 mile west of Peddar's Way and southwest of Field Barn.
Socketed facetted bronze axehead 102mm long 47mm wide.
See (S1).
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

'Reddish brown pottery' found in 'next' field but not preserved.
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • POT (Undated)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: British Museum. 1913 onwards. Bronze Age Index.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 72 SE 1.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Massingham.
<S1>Article in Serial: Clarke, R. R. 1957. Archaeological Discoveries in Norfolk 1949-54. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXI pp 395-416. p 398.

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