Record Details

NHER Number:2952
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age metal find (Hingham, poorly located)


A Bronze Age copper alloy socketed axe was found at an unknown date and location.

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Full description

Socketed axe. Unornamented. 7.4cm by 5cm ( 2 7/8 inches by 2 inches) across blade and 70mm long. (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Publication: Norwich Castle Museum. 1910. Catalogue of Antiquities in Norwich Castle Museum. p 23; No 242.
---Article in Serial: Clarke, W. G. 1919. The Distribution of Flint and Bronze Implements in Norfolk. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol III Pt I (for 1918-19) pp 147-149. p 149.
---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. Hingham.
<S1>Archive: British Museum. 1913 onwards. Bronze Age Index.

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