|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Bronze Age socketed axe|
Two Bronze Age socketed axes were found 'in the region of half a mile east from Baconsthorpe Castle'.
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Two bronze socketed axes said to have been found 'in the region of half a mile east of Baconsthorpe Castle' (grid reference suggested TG 12 37, hardly agrees - exact findspot remains unknown).
Sketches (S1) in file.
E.B. Green (NCM).
Pendleton (S2) cites Sheringham HER 6327 / Baconsthorpe HER 6556, axes found in a cable trench, as a hoard. This is possibly a muddle with Walsingham HER 2022 / Hindringham HER 2078.
A. J. Lawson, 20 February 2012.
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
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Sources and further reading
|---||Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Baconsthorpe. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Illustration: Finds Illustration. |
|<S2>||Article in monograph: Pendleton, C. F.. 1999. Bronze Age Metalwork from Northern East Anglia. A study of its distribution and interpretation. IN British Archaeological Report British Series Volume 279. BAR British Series Volume 279. 204. |
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