Record Details

NHER Number:22539
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Bronze Age socketed axehead

Summary

In April 1986 part of Late Bronze Age socketed axehead was discovered on a school playing field. However, as the surface of the playing field was made up with imported soil from Norwich, the axehead was not found in its original location.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 16 11
Map Sheet:TG11SE
Parish:COSTESSEY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1986. Metal detecting on from school playing field.
Note however that the surface of the playing field was made up with imported soil from Norwich.
Cutting edge frag of Late Bronze Age socketed axe.
A. Gregory (NAU), 25 April 1986.

Grid reference corrected by W. F. Milligan (NCM), December 1986.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (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.

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