Record Details

NHER Number:2948
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Neolithic or Early Bronze Age axehammer, medieval coin and buckles


A Neolithic or Early Bronze Age stone axehammer was found in 1966. Metal-detecting in 2017 recovered a medieval coin and medieval buckles.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 01 00
Map Sheet:TG00SW

Full description

1966. Stray find. [1].
Stone axehammer. 55m (60 yards) west of Lingwhite Farm.
T. Clough (NCM).

March-April 2017. Metal-detecting. Site extended to the whole field. [2].
Medieval buckles.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 18 April 2017. E. McDonald (HES), 6 June 2017.

July-September 2017. Metal-detecting. [3].
1 medieval coin.
Information from PAS import.
E. McDonald (HES), 1 February 2018.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Beaker - 4000 BC to 1700 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • AXE HAMMER (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1205 AD to 1216 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1300 AD to 1500 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1350 AD to 1500 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Serial: 1966. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1966. No 13. p 4.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 00 SW 17.
---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. Hingham.
---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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