Record Details

NHER Number:1680
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age metal find

Summary

Part of a Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead was found in 1961.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7120 3296
Map Sheet:TF73SW
Parish:SHERNBORNE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

February 1961. Stray Find.
Ordnance Survey field 72 on parish boundary:
Portion of Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead found. Hammered down for breaking up. See drawing (S1).
Now in Sandringham Estate Museum ('York Cottage Museum').
Information from (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 February 2018.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 73 SW 18.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Illustration: Matheson, C. I. 1961. Drawing of a Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axehead. Card. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Sherborne.

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