Record Details

NHER Number:1679
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze age metal finds, Shernborne Common


A Late Bronze Age copper alloy spearhead and two socketed axeheads, possibly a small hoard, were dug up in about 1963.

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Map Sheet:TF73SW

Full description

About 1963. Stray Find.
Found just west of Shernborne Covert and adjoining parish boundary. Dug up on Shernborne Common.
Late Bronze Age copper alloy spearhead, socketed axe and broken socketed axe. See drawing (S1).
Information from (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 February 2018.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • HOARD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SPEAR (Late Bronze Age - 1000 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.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Illustration: [Unknown]. 1679. Drawing of Late Bronze Age copper alloy socketed spearhead and two copper alloy socketed axeheads. Paper. 1:1.
<S2>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Sherborne.

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