|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Neolithic to Bronze Age axe hammer from southeast of Modney Drain|
A Neolithic to Bronze Age axe hammer was found southeast of Modney Drain in 1945 or 1946.
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|Grid Reference:||TL 6185 9666|
|Parish:||HILGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1946. 366m (400 yards) southeast of Modney Bridge, Sam's drain.
Axe hammer dug up 22cm (8 1/2 inches) long, with cutting edge 8cm (3 1/8 inches) across; hole 3cm (1 3/8 inches) diameter. Butt end 10cm (4 inches) across polished at cutting edge. Petrology N32 dolerite. Geological Survey enquiry 1869.
See (S1) and (S2).
Found 1945 according to KLM records.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).
- FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
- AXE HAMMER (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 69 NW 6. |
|---||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 - Bronze Age. Hilgay. |
|<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. |
|<S2>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1946. West Norfolk archaeological 'finds' follow deep ploughing. |
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