Record Details

NHER Number:7499
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age axehead from Buxton Heath


A Bronze Age copper alloy flat axehead was ploughed up on Buxton Heath.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1785 2154
Map Sheet:TG12SE

Full description

1953. Ploughed up. On edge of Buxton Heath.
Flat bronze axe. 183mm long 103mm wide; thin butt; 4.5% tin.
See (S1).
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • FLAT 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. TG 12 SE 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. Hevingham.
<S1>Article in Serial: Clarke, R. R. 1957. Archaeological Discoveries in Norfolk 1949-54. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXI pp 395-416. p 397.

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