Record Details

NHER Number:21750
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age axehead, Willow Farm (Wretton, poorly located)


Some time around 1985 a Bronze Age axehead was recovered from an area of Wretton. The exact location and date of the discovery are unclear.

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Full description

'Within last few years' in 1985. 'On lands of Willow Farm, Wretton' (farm not marked on 6 inch Ordnance Survey map).
Late Bronze Age socketted bronze axe head.
Found 'in place where objects found on land are usually put' and believed to have been found on farm by enquirers father, though he does not remember finding it. Axe has remains of loop; length is 10cm; very corroded.
E. M. James (KLM), 29 September 1985.

Farm house is at TF 6098 0015 with lands extending to north.
E. Rose (NAU), 28 November 1985.

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: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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