Record Details

NHER Number:35907
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Bronze Age hoard

Summary

A hoard of over forty Late Bronze Age socketed axeheads, made of copper alloy, which was found on the surface, during excavation and by metal detecting in 2001.

Images

  • Medieval book clasp from NHER 35907  © Norfolk County Council
  • Medieval harness pendant from NHER 35907  © Norfolk County Council
  • Roman harness fitting from NHER 35907  © Norfolk County Council

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF82NW
Parish:EAST RUDHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

19 January 2001. Stray finds.
Found by [1] on bare ground on pig field.
14 Late Bronze Age socketed axes.
Detailed description and illustrations to follow.
10 initially found, a further 4 whilst A. Rogerson (NLA) and K. Hinds (NLA) visiting site 22 January 2001.
See plan in file.
K. Hinds (NLA) 30 January 2001.

January to May 2001.
A further 9 axeheads found.

December 2001. Excavation and metal detecting.
21 complete and fragmentary axeheads found.
See file for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 3 November 2005

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • HOARD (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

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records - none

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