Record Details

NHER Number:8972
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age axehead


A socketed Bronze Age copper alloy axehead was found in 1845.

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Full description

1845. Socketed bronze axe, looped (109mm long). Three raised ribs terminating in pellets. (S1), (S2) (S3).
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

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 99 NE 11.
---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. Caston.
<S1>Publication: Evans, J. 1881. The Ancient Bronze Implements, Weapons and Ornaments of Great Britain and Ireland.
<S2>Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. pp 270, 279.
<S3>Article in Serial: 1853. Quarterly Meetings. Proceedings of the Bury & West Suffolk Archaeological Institute. Vol I pp 304-313. p 305.

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