Record Details

NHER Number:29491
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Bronze Age hoard

Summary

A Late Bronze Age hoard of a socketed axehead containing a number of crushed copper alloy items, including the blade of another axehead, and metal working fragments. The axehead, which may have belonged to a Bronze Age metalworker, was found by metal detecting in 1990.

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Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF70NW
Parish:FINCHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1990. Stated to have been found by metal detecting.
Drawings sent by NCM to NLA in February 1992, dated July 1991 and February 1992, showing Late Bronze Age socketed axe containing crushed items (S1); blade fragment of another (S2), and possible casting fragments (S2).
E. Rose (NLA) 22 February 1993.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • HOARD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (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

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: White, S.. 1991. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age socketed axe containing crushed items.. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Illustration: White, S.. 1991. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age socketed axe blade fragment and possible casting fragments.. Paper. 1:1.

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