Record Details

NHER Number:2790
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Bronze Age hoard

Summary

In 1898 a hoard of Late Bronze Age objects was found in Hoe. This collection comprised ten socketed bronze axeheads and four ingots. The exact location and nature of its discovery are uncertain.

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Location

Parish:HOE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1898. Stray Find.
Late Bronze Age hoard comprising ten copper alloy socketed axehead and four lumps of copper alloy 'cake'. Axeheads include facetted and ribbed types; 92, 66 (fragment) 90, 95, 114, 86, 107, 108, 100 and 85mm long. See drawings (S1)-(S14) and photo (S15).
Purchased by the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1898.42).
Information from (S16). These objects are amongst those listed in (S17) and (S18) and the hoard is also noted in (S19).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 30 May 2018.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • HOARD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • INGOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 91 NE 10.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S3>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S4>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S5>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S6>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S7>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S8>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S9>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S10>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead. Paper. 1:1.
<S11>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age copper alloy ingot ('cake'). Paper. 1:1.
<S12>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age copper alloy ingot ('cake'). Paper. 1:1.
<S13>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age copper alloy ingot ('cake'). Paper. 1:1.
<S14>Illustration: [Norwich Castle Museum staff]. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age copper alloy ingot ('cake'). Paper. 1:1.
<S15>Photograph: CM25.
<S16>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Hoe.
<S17>Publication: Rye, W. 1909. Catalogue of Antiquities Found Principally in East Anglia. p 26; No 281.
<S18>Archive: British Museum. 1913 onwards. Bronze Age Index.
<S19>Publication: Ruskin, Puddy. 1952. East Dereham. p.3.

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