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HER Number:MDV8466
Name:Bronze axehead found in Drewsteignton

Summary

Flat unflanged, undecorated axehead found in drewsteignton and presented to exeter museum 1879. Vis=8/4/1953(os) no further information - a stop-ridge type. A bronze 'cake' also found at drewsteignton(os)vis=flat axe, wide, square butt, hammer marks on sides and blade edge. Length 170mm blade width 96mm, butt width 40mm, thickness 7mm (pearce).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 735 908
Map Sheet:SX79SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDrewsteignton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishDREWSTEIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX79SW/26

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV223100.

Osa=sx79sw4.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV223101.

Pearce, s. M. /pdas37(1979)141 fig1/the distribution and production of bronze age metalwork.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV223102.

Pearce, s. M. /bronze age metalwork of sw britain/(1983)440(bar 120).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV223103.

Mus=exe/a4308.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV533.

Flat unflanged, undecorated axehead found in drewsteignton and presented to exeter museum 1879. Vis=8/4/1953(os) no further information - a stop-ridge type. A bronze 'cake' also found at drewsteignton(os)vis=flat axe, wide, square butt, hammer marks on sides and blade edge. Length 170mm blade width 96mm, butt width 40mm, thickness 7mm (pearce).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV223100Migrated Record:
SDV223101Migrated Record:
SDV223102Migrated Record:
SDV223103Migrated Record:
SDV533Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV33487Related to: The Old Inn, Drewsteignton (Building)

Associated Finds

  • FDV3343 - AXE HEAD (LANEBA to Unknown - 2200 BC)

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 10 2016 3:54PM