Record Details

NHER Number:6868
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age metal find


A Bronze Age copper alloy axehead was found in 1879 after a cliff fall.

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Full description

Bronze axe found on beach near Mundesley. Found November 1879 after cliff fall. (S1) (exhibited by Fitch), (S2), (S3). R. R. Clarke (NCM).

'Probably one of those in Savin Collection' on NCM card crossed out on NAU card; reason unknown.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • AXEHEAD (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. Mundesley.
<S1>Article in Serial: 1884. Appendix. Extracts from the Proceedings at General and Committee Meetings. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol IX pp 359-369. p 361.
<S2>Article in Serial: 1879. Proceedings of the Norwich Geological Society. Proceedings of the Norwich Geological Society. Vol I, p 109, 125.
<S3>Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. p 277.

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