Record Details

NHER Number:498
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age copper alloy axehead, Boundary Road/Drayton Road


A Late Bronze Age socketed copper alloy axehead with part of its wooden haft surviving was found on a building site in 1965.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2076 1100
Map Sheet:TG21SW

Full description

Socketed bronze axe with part of wooden haft remaining found on surface of building site.
Unknown if axe came from this site.
W. Milligan (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • PLANT REMAINS (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Serial: 1965. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1965. No 12. p 5.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 21 SW 42.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Bronze Age.

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