Record Details

NHER Number:873
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age metal object hoard

Summary

In 1991 a collection of Bronze Age objects, possibly part of a hoard, was dropped by a lorry turning off Colman Road into Stannard Road during the Ring Road resurfacing. The hoard consisted of a socketed axe, awl, pin and a pair of tweezers

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TG20NW
Parish:EARLHAM, NORWICH, NORFOLK
NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

1991. Hoard dropped by lorry turning off Colman Road into Stannard Road during Ring Road resurfacing etc. therefore could have come from either Earlham parish, or Norwich.
Hoard consists of one socketed axe, one awl, one pin (no head) and one pair of tweezers.
Polaroid taken by NCM, copy (S1) in file.
Illustration (S2) also in file.
Information from member of the public [1].
W. Milligan (NCM) 11 July 1991.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • AWL (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • HOARD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • PIN (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • TWEEZERS (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished document: NCM Staff. 1973-1989. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card - Norwich.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.
<S2>Illustration: Finds Illustration.

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