Record Details

NHER Number:8415
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic to Bronze Age axe hammer

Summary

A Neolithic to Bronze Age stone axe hammer was found in 1868. The stone may have been imported from Scandinavia. The exact location of this discovery is unclear.

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Location

Parish:HORNING, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1868?
Stone axe hammer of dolerite. ?Import from Scandinavia. Petrology: N.59, olivine dolerite.
See (S1), (S2) and (S3)
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

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Horning.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Horning.
<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>Monograph: Wymer, J. J. and Bonsall, C. J. (eds). 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic Sites in England and Wales with a Gazetteer of Upper Palaeolithic Sites in England and Wales. Council for British Archaeology Research Report. No. 20.
<S3>Article in serial: 1923. Archaeological Journal. Vol III, p 369.

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