FINDSPOT (Bronze Age)


Grid reference SK 80249 54699 (point)
Map sheet SK85SW
District Newark
Civil Parish Newark, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

BA bronze axehead found at Northgate (centred at above grid ref ?). (1)
Found in 1927 on the Spitals site, Northgate allotments. Transitional, Type Roundhay, Penard, MBA. Length 163mm, cutting edge 53mm, weight 490g. Side flanges and stop ridge cast in one sequence. Loop filled with wood and debris. Broad rib. Damaged blade and head. Heavily pitted. Dark brown with bronze showing through on blade surface. Treated. (3)
See L3666 for Ro finds and L8515 for Med find.

<1> Newark Museum, 1964, Catalogue of Archaeological Material, p 4 (Published document). SNT249.

<2> Kinsley G, 1989, Newark's Archaeological Resource, p 9 (Unpublished document). SNT40.

<3> Thoroton Society, 1999, TTS, p 43 (Serial). SNT1820.

Other Refs: No 7

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Published document: Newark Museum. 1964. Catalogue of Archaeological Material. p 4 .
  • <2> Unpublished document: Kinsley G. 1989. Newark's Archaeological Resource. p 9.
  • <3> Serial: Thoroton Society. 1999. TTS. 103. p 43.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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