Record Details

NHER Number:2568
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age stone axe hammer


In around 1952 a Bronze Age stone axe hammer was found during ploughing between Southery village and the River Ouse. The exact location and circumstances of its discovery are not known.

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Full description

Around 1952. Found in ploughing field between Southery village and Brandon Creek (River Ouse): exact site not recorded.
Axe-hammer, stone.
Petrology: N.104. Group XVIII.
Held by NCM, given by Sheffield Museum.
T. Clough (NAU).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • AXE HAMMER (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.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Southery.
---Article in Serial: Williams-Thorpe, O., Webb, P. C. and Jones, M. C. 2003. Non-destructive geochemical and magnetic characterisation of Group XVIII dolerite stone axes and shaft-hole implements from England. Journal of Archaeological Science. Vol 30 pp 1237-1267.
<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.

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