|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Bronze Age hoard|
A Late Bronze Age hoard of three copper alloy palstaves and an axehead was found in 1945.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 323 357|
|Parish:||PASTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1945. Southeast of brickworks, found near gun emplacement.
Late Bronze Age hoard: Three palstaves plus an axe at least.
Purchased. Two palstaves and one socketed axe.
One palstave (122mm long).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
1945. Late Bronze Age hoard noted above.
Socketed axe and two palstaves: Norwich Castle Museum Accession No. 1947.27.
One palstave: Norwich Castle Museum Accession No. 1956.60.
See copy of accession register in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 13 April 2012.
December 2004. Norfolk NMP.
The gun emplacement mentioned above is now recorded as part of NHER 39109.
S. Tremlett (NMP), 22 December 2004.
- FINDSPOT (Middle Bronze Age to Late Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 701 BC)
- PALSTAVE (Middle Bronze Age - 1600 BC to 1001 BC)
- HOARD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
- SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 33 NW 2. |
|---||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. Paston. |
|<S1>||Article in Serial: Clarke, R. R. 1952. Notes on Recent Archaeological Discoveries in Norfolk (1943-8). Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXX pp 156-159. p 156. |
|<S2>||Archive: British Museum. 1913 onwards. Bronze Age Index. |
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