Record Details

NHER Number:28136
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Bronze Age hoard

Summary

Metal detecting in 1990 recovered a hoard of thirty-eight Late Bronze Age objects, which may be associated with sites NHER 1679 and NHER 17665. Finds include axes, spears, sword fragments, knives, a socketed gouge, a socketed chisel, a hammer, a scabbard mount, and fragments of ingots.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:Not displayed
Map Sheet:TF73SW
Parish:SNETTISHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Found with metal detector. [1]
Late Bronze Age possible hoard, 38 pieces, sketched with report at NCM.
See (S1) for drawings of additional objects numbered 38 to 42.
Identified by E. B. Green (NCM), 5 April 1990.

See other Late Bronze Age finds perhaps associated, site NHER 1679 (3 objects) and NHER 17665 (one object).
Also folded fragment of Roman sheet.
Compiled by W. Milligan (NCM), 6 April 1990.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Bronze Age to Roman - 2350 BC to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CHISEL (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • GOUGE (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • HAMMER (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • HOARD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • INGOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • KNIFE (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCABBARD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SPEAR (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SWORD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Robins, P.. 1991. Drawing of five incomplete objects from a Late Bronze Age hoard.. Paper. 1:1.

Related records

17665Parent of: Bronze Age metal find (Find Spot)
1679Parent of: Bronze age metal finds, Shernborne Common (Find Spot)

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