Record Details

NHER Number:4443
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic or Bronze Age axe hammer

Summary

In 1958 a Neolithic or Bronze Age axe hammer (a perforated object) was found at this location.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 615 992
Map Sheet:TL69NW
Parish:FORDHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1958. Gravelhouse Farm.
Rather battered axe hammer.
See (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM) and T. Clough (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • AXE HAMMER (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Fordham.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Fordham.
---Article in Serial: Williams-Thorpe, O., Webb, P. C. and Jones, M. C. 2003. Non-destructive geochemical and magnetic characterisation of Group XVIII dolerite stone axes and shaft-hole implements from England. Journal of Archaeological Science. Vol 30 pp 1237-1267.
<S1>Article in Serial: Clough, T. H. Mck. and Green, B. 1972. The petrological identification of stone implements from East Anglia. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol 38 pp 108-155.

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