|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Bronze Age metal find|
Metal detecting in 1977 recovered a badly corroded copper alloy Bronze Age axehead.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 27 28|
|Parish:||NORTH WALSHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1977. Metal detecting. Found 'virtually on surface' of field boundary bank.
Thin-butted flat axehead, apparently bronze. 12.1cm long, maximum width 6.1cm.
All surfaces badly disrupted by corrosion. Possible cabling on one edge. Very slight hammered flanges.
Drawn (S1) NCM, in the Illustration Library. Newspaper report (S2) in file.
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- 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. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Illustration: Gregory, T.. 1977. Drawing of a Bronze Age flat axehead. Card. 1:1. |
|<S2>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1977. Bronze Age axe detected. 20 June. |
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