Record Details

NHER Number:34609
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age axehead


A fragment of a Bronze Age socketed axehead, found by metal detecting.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 23 24
Map Sheet:TG22SW

Full description

May-June 1999. Metal detecting.
H. M. Geake (A&E) identified:
Fragment of Late Bronze Age socketed axe.
The loop survives with a casting flash running down it, set below a fragment of moulding which seems to form the mouth. Perhaps a stray from NHER 24343.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 12 July 1999.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Illustration: Finds Illustrations.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Illustration: Ashley, S.. 1999. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age socketed axe fragment.. Film. 1:1.

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