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HER Number:MDV11979
Name:Bronze Age socketed axe found to south-west of Marsh Farm, Horwood


A Bronze Age socketed axe is recorded as being found in this field in the 1920s.


Grid Reference:SS 513 266
Map Sheet:SS52NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHorwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHORWOOD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric artefact scatter and line of former medieval or later field boundary, to south of Horwood

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS52NW/16

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

A bronze age socketed axe presented to british museum was found in 1920svis=21/10/1953(os) no further information of axe nor of find site. Area now under grass.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV59488.


Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. OSA. Card Index.
SDV59488Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds

  • FDV3576 - AXE HEAD (LANEBA to Unknown - 2200 BC)

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 9 2020 1:55PM