Record Details

NHER Number:35269
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Bronze Age hoard and multi-period finds

Summary

A Late Bronze Age hoard of copper alloy socketed axeheads and cakes was found by a metal detectorist in 2000. Fragments of pottery dating from the prehistoric to the medieval period, and Roman and medieval coins have also been found on the site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG11NW
Parish:GREAT WITCHINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

February 2000. Metal detecting.
Medieval coin. See list in file.
Late Bronze Age hoard.
Investigated by A. Rogerson (NLA).
See (S1).
K. Hinds (NLA) 10 March 2000.

4 March 2000.
Roman, Iron Age or undateable prehistoric and medieval sherds.
Undateable prehistoric finds.
Roman coins.
See lists, form, plan and map in file.
A. Rogerson (NAU) 28 March 2000.

The Late Bronze Age hoard consists of three socketed axeheads (S2, S3 and S4) and three cakes (S5, S6 and S7).
See details and (S1) in file.
S. Spooner (NLA) 12 January 2006

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • HOARD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: Finder's Map..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 2001. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 2000. Norfolk Archaeology. XLIII Pt IV pp 707-728. p 712.
<S2>Illustration: Holness, A.. 2000. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age socketed axehead.. Film. 1:1.
<S3>Illustration: Holness, A.. 2000. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age socketed axehead.. Film. 1:1.
<S4>Illustration: Holness, A.. 2000. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age socketed axehead.. Film. 1:1.
<S5>Illustration: Holness, A.. 2000. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age cake.. Film. 1:1.
<S6>Illustration: Holness, A.. 2000. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age cake.. Film. 1:1.
<S7>Illustration: Holness, A.. 2000. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age cake. Film. 1:1.

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