Record Details

NHER Number:25717
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Neolithic axehead, Middle Saxon brooch, Middle Saxon and medieval pottery

Summary

A Late Neolithic axehead recovered while installling a fence, a Middle Saxon brooch with an unusual fish tail shaped terminal found during metal-detecting, and Middle Saxon and medieval pottery found by fieldwalking.

Images

  • Late Neolithic polished axe from NHER 25717  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:TF 76 05
Map Sheet:TF70NE
Parish:BEACHAMWELL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1990. Metal-detecting. Found at [1].
Bow and one end of ansate or caterpillar brooch with very unusual wedge shaped terminal with two zones hatched giving appearance of a fish tail.
See [2].
Identified S. Margeson (NCM) and A. Rogerson (NAU).
A. Rogerson, (NAU) 10 March 1990.

1990. Two finds from flowerbeds in grass garden.
At [3], medieval unglazed sherd, white inclusions.
At [4], Largish body sherd Ipswich sandy.
See 1:2500 and drawing in file.
A. Rogerson (NAU) 22 June 1990.

Before 24 May 2012. Stray find during installation of new fence between garden and churchyard.
Late Neolithic polished flint axehead. See description in file (S1).
E. Darch (HES), 7 June 2012.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • AXEHEAD (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Finds Illustration.
---Map: Finder's Map..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Photograph: FHN18-20.
<S1>Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.

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