Record Details

NHER Number:6497
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age metal find


A Bronze Age socketed copper alloy axehead was found in the 19th century by a boy digging for ground nuts.

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Full description

Socketed axe 9cm (3 3/4 inches) long found on west side of Hunworth Common by a boy digging with his knife for ground nuts (from old label). (S1)
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: 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. Stody (Hungworth).
<S1>Article in Serial: 1884. Appendix. Extracts from the Proceedings at General and Committee Meetings. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol IX pp 359-369. p 361.
<S2>Publication: Norwich Castle Museum. 1910. Catalogue of Antiquities in Norwich Castle Museum. p 27; No 252.

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