Record Details

NHER Number:6498
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age metal find


A Bronze Age socketed copper alloy axehead was found in the 19th century.

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Full description

Socketed axe of an unusually broad type, 8.2cm by 3.8cm (3 1/4 inches by 1 1/2 inches) across blade.
See (S1) (called Hanworth, followed by (S2)), (S3), (S4). NCM.
(S5), Bronze Age index (S6).
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>Publication: Evans, J. 1881. The Ancient Bronze Implements, Weapons and Ornaments of Great Britain and Ireland. p 114.
<S2>Article in Serial: Clarke, W.G.. [unknown]. Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists. Vol VIII, p 407.
<S3>Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. p 276.
<S4>Article in Serial: 1884. Appendix. Extracts from the Proceedings at General and Committee Meetings. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol IX pp 359-369. p 361.
<S5>Publication: Norwich Castle Museum. 1910. Catalogue of Antiquities in Norwich Castle Museum. p 27; No 253.
<S6>Archive: British Museum. 1913 onwards. Bronze Age Index.

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