Record Details

NHER Number:2521
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic or Bronze Age stone axe and spearheads (Wretton, poorly located)


It is recorded that a number of Neolithic or Bronze Age stone axe and spearheads in the NCM collections were recovered from the parish of Wretton. The exact date and location of their discovery are unclear.

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Stone axe and spearheads.
In Beloe Collection, NCM.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

One said by Ordnance Survey to belong to the 'Science and Archaeological Institute'
(What is this?).
E. Rose (NAU).

Ordnance Survey Records (S1).
R. J. Rickett (NLA), 30 March 1990

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SPEAR (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SPEAR (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: Beloe, E. M. 1898. Oxborough. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XIII pp 343-357. p 346.
---Publication: 1973. Science and Archaeology. p.26. p 26.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Wretton.
<S1>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 69 NE 41.

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