Record Details

NHER Number:41976
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Salle Late Bronze Age hoard - Hoard 1


Metal detecting in 2005 recovered a Late Bronze Age hoard, consisting of seven copper alloy socketed axeheads and fragments of two further axes. Also found were Bronze Age flint scrapers and a flint core

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Map Sheet:TG12NW

Full description

August 2005. Metal detecting.
Scattered hoard, six socketed axes and two mouth sherds from similar axes.
GPD survey by [1].
See list and (S1) in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 September 2005.

September-October 2005. Metal-detecting.
1 Late Bronze Age socketed axe (additional to and now considered part of the previously found hoard, see (S4)).
3 ?Bronze Age flint scrapers and 1 flint ?core/scraper (?thermal flake, several small flakes removed).
Flints identified by P. Robins (NCM) and other object by S. Ashley (NLA), See list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 November 2005.
Amended by J. Page (HES), 27 March 2014

(S2) in file.
E. Darch (NLA), 17 January 2006.

January/February 2006. Metal detecting.
Around hoard site four fragments of iron slag, probably smithing, ?date (weighing 213g).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 19 March 2006.

26 May 2006.
Hoard declared treasure at inquest
See (S3) for further details
H. White (NLA), 27 April 2009

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • METAL WORKING DEBRIS (Unknown date)
  • CORE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • HOARD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport and British Museum. 2008. Treasure Annual Report 2005/6. pp 40-41; No 62; Figs 62.1 and 62.2.
---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Beckerleg, A.J.. 2005. Survey notes.
<S2>Unpublished Document: 2005. British Museum Treasure Report on Hoard I (2005 T362).
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2006. Axeheads declared treasure. 27 May.
<S4>Illustration: Gibbons, J.. 2005. Drawing of a Late Bronze Age socketed axe.. Film. 1:1.

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