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Name:A Bronze Age low-flanged axe found in Caythorpe
HER Number:39145
Type of record:Find Spot

Summary

A Bronze Age low-flanged axe found in Caythorpe (unlocated find)

Parish:CAYTHORPE, SOUTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Full description

A low-flanged bronze axehead of early Bronze Age date found in 1899 at an ironstone quarry. The findspot is uncertain but is approximately SK9348. The object is in Nottingham Castle Museum. {1}{2}{3}


<1> C.W. Phillips, 1935, 'The Present State of Archaeology in Lincolnshire: Part 2' in the Archaeological Journal, p.163 (Article in Serial). SLI323.

<2> P.J. Davey, 1973, 'Bronze Age Metalwork from Lincolnshire' in Archaeologia, vol.104, p.58, Fig.3.15 (Article in Serial). SLI274.

<3> Nottingham Castle Museum Collection, Accn no.99.71 (Artefact). SLI13350.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 1501 BC)

Associated Finds

  • FLANGED AXEHEAD (Early Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 1501 BC)

Sources and further reading

<1>Article in Serial: C.W. Phillips. 1935. 'The Present State of Archaeology in Lincolnshire: Part 2' in the Archaeological Journal. p.163.
<2>Article in Serial: P.J. Davey. 1973. 'Bronze Age Metalwork from Lincolnshire' in Archaeologia. vol.104, p.58, Fig.3.15.
<3>Artefact: Nottingham Castle Museum Collection. Accn no.99.71.