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HER Number:MDV57366
Name:Bronze Age Perforated Axe Found Near Okehampton


An early Bronze Age perforated axe was found near Okehampton, exact location unknown. Now in the Royal Alber Memorial Museum, Exeter.


Grid Reference:SX 59 95
Map Sheet:SX59NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishOkehampton
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 901386
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX59NE/109
  • Royal Albert Memorial Museum Accession Number: 117/1925

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Pearce, S. M., 1978, Devon in Prehistory, 60 (Monograph). SDV273286.

28. Perforated axe, Okehampton. SX5995. 117/1925.

National Monuments Record, 2012, 901386 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV349599.

Early Bronze Age axe, near Okehampton.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV273286Monograph: Pearce, S. M.. 1978. Devon in Prehistory. Devon in Prehistory. Paperback Volume. 60.
SDV349599National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2012. 901386. National Monuments Record Database. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds

  • FDV4293 - AXE HEAD (Lower Palaeolithic to Unknown - 698000 BC)

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 12 2019 11:35AM